Blog News: Poll for authors to interview

Astute visitors may have noticed the new poll at the top of the right-hand column; in this poll I ask for votes (up to three each) as to whom I might interview next following the recent spate of interviews. Voting has been relatively brisk and I am giving it until the last day in May…

Blog News updated to WordPress 3.5.1

In case anyone spotted a brief period of downtime today (Sunday 17:10-ish BST) that was me upgrading WordPress to the latest version. The only benefit for readers should be better performance. Everything should be fine but let me know if you spot anything. +++ Message Ends +++

Blog News: 20,000 views and rising!

Just a quick thank you to everyone who has ever popped into Red Rocket Rising and to say that since moving the blog to self-hosted (ie moving off shared WordPress hosting onto my own domain  [techie stuff]) I have now had over 20,000 views (20,537 at the time of writing) since October 2012. My highest…

Blogroll Unreality SF

Very slightly off-topic for which I apologise but I thought I would point out the website Unreality SF (TV on the bookshelf) a site that focusses on tie-in science fiction of many types though does have a lot of Big Finish and other material likely to be of interest to readers of this blog. They…

Blog News – Send to Kindle button added

Any Kindle owners out there may like to know that I have added a ‘send to Kindle’ button at the bottom of each post. If you don’t have time to read a post that interests you can click on the ‘k’ in amongst all the other sharing options (such as Tumblr, FaceBook, Twitter et al)…

Blog News: New Classics category

Just a heads up that I have introduced a new Category for Big Finish CLASSICS, those titles that over the years are perennial favourites or are widely regarded on several sites as being those titles that everyone should own. This will no doubt tread some familiar ground but may also have some surprises. It also…

Blog News: Podcasts

Well the podcast poll closed and everyone seemed to be positive to the idea of a podcast. This being the case I will look to produce something in the next couple of months. I won’t be producing something scheduled but will do a podcast when I have something to say. My first thought is a…

Blog News: Disqus integration (25 Feb 2013)

In case you were wondering, I have migrated to the use of Disqus for comments to this blog which means comments may not be visible until the migration finishes (worst case Tuesday pm UK time). Nothing should be lost and it should mean a better experience for everyone, please do give me feedback! I need…