Articles by Don Trubshaw

Top Trumps

The next people  to face the Dragon’s Breath are a young man from Swindon [pause for sneer], called Bobbie and a young woman from Middlesbrough…



Sic Gloria Transit Mundi

Two slight acquaintances are seated in a Roman bathhouse: Gaius Julius? Sextus Lividicus; my wife knows your wife Hm How is your wife? Taken to…




The Stars at Night: Music of the Spheres

HelloandwelcometoanotherepisodeofStarsatNightwithmePatrickMoore. ThethemefortonightsshowisTheMusicoftheSpheres. NowImmoreofaBeethovenfanmyself, butmyfirstguestthiseveningisrathernimblefingeredonthe-elec-tric-gui-tar, aswellasanaccomplishedastronomerandagoodfriend, Brian May HeLLO GLAS…tonbury….good to be here, Patrick. Not just a friend, You’re my best friend NowtheBBCinitsinfinitewisdom has decreed thatasaconditionofnotlaunchinganasteroidattheshow,…


Trouble on Lineland

It’s all go on the internetwork this morning Things are starting to move at Lineland “work” station Danny the desktop is having his buttons pushed…




Winterval Greetings

By Humbuggery I hear that Boris has cancelled Christmas. Well, good. Finally, the oppressors are oppressing themselves, which is the good news. As my contribution…