This Writing Life
Writer and psychologist.
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Oh God, it’s awful, isn’t it.
Such an interesting concept RUINED by lazy, stupid writing. The characters act in a totally random, out-of-character way. There’s not logic to what they do. The entire ‘Torchwood’ team is incompetent, unlikeable, inept.
And you’re right. My liberal pretensions were tickled by the progressive sexuality of the characters… except it’s not ‘progressive,’ it’s just Russell T. Davies shoehorning in same-sex snogging for the sake of it.
A gigantic, steaming pile of…
Talons of Weng Chiang was one of my favourite Dr Who stories. With the strange pig monster and the lines the Doctor had: ‘I never trust a man with dirty fingernails’ and explaining to his new friends that he found Leela ‘floating down the Amazon in a hatbox.’
Hi Roland — Hope you’re keeping well.
Robert Holmes was a great Dr Who writer. Some great lines…
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