WHAT AN EPISODE! What an incredible first season.
The first season of Star Trek Discovery was in our opinion the strongest opening of any Star Trek series.
The story about the soldier and the general which Burham narates was the perfect analogy for the first season. Burham experiences fear (the encounter with the Klingon) which creates a chain of events that happens very fast. Her actions to protect her Captain can be explained when we learn how her parents were killed by Klingons and the maternal relationship she has with Georgiou.
Looking back we realise how much empathy we have had with Burnham. We have been on this crazy journey with her. Michael and the crew have been on a warp speed, spore speed, non stop race against some deadly foes, they have been deceived, hurt and manipulated since day one. … Continue Reading ››
Whilst we are a bit late posting it (seriously this is why we don't podcast!) we were quick to meet up and discuss our thoughts on the first two episodes of Star Trek Discovery.
In short, we were blown away! The characters, the visuals, the story, the very concept that STAR TREK IS BACK!! There was too much to talk about in the brief time we had, but here's our initial thoughts.
The Trekkie Girls are at Fedcon for a second day, attending talks, visiting dealer stands and getting merry with fellow trekkies!
See our first impressions here
Normally at events we're screaming at the alarm clock at 6 am but Fedcon is chill! After a nice lay in we head to the LeVar Burton talk. All Trekkie have one thing on their mind at the moment - Star Trek Discovery and a lot of questions relate to it. LeVar was very open to working on the series.
After listening to LeVar speak for a while he seemed to remind us more and more of Geordi La Forge. He has that same calming sensitivity, intellect and optimism. So Sam decided to ask him he felt he had the closest personality to his character out of all the TNG cast. LeVar agreed although also felt Patrick Stewart was close with Picard and quipped "Patrick could be grumpy … Continue Reading ››
The Trekkie Girls discuss this years upcoming events including Fedcon, London Film and Comic Con and Star Trek Las Vegas. Also discussed is the Star Trek Deep Space documentary fundraiser; What We Left Behind.
Set up by our mate Dan from The
Tomorrow you can watch us live on a UK Trekkie Bloggers conflab thing! Join us at 20:00 GMT to watch this subspace show!
Trekkies Guide To The Galaxy
we'll be joining him, B Jones from SFB Events (The Trekologist), James Dillon - the illustrious Captain of the USS Riker's Beard
and Liam Dillon - From the exemplary Facebook Star Trek Costuming group
We'll be discussing a range of issues surrounding Star Trek and giving our opinions!
As a special treat, Dan is giving away two signed pictures of Vaughn Armstrong to the person who asks the best question! (Hoping it will be us!)
With such exciting news about Star Trek Discovery
just announced we can't wait to have a conflab with fellow Trekkies to delve into the nitty gritty speculation
This year we were delighted to experience a bit more of what the SF Ball
has to offer. Having previously only been able to attend for a day, new ticket options meant we were able to experience the much talked about Saturday night cabaret.
It also allowed us to immerse ourselves in a different type of convention. We are admittedly more accustom to large scale events and some purely fan led events. We feel the SF Ball sits in it's own special category. As the Borg would say "It is unique". The organisers are clearly fans, of that, there is no doubt. But there is a professionalism and reputation (from both customers and the talent) which has made this event last for over two decades. There's a passion for the event's success, it's value and for the charity it seeks to raise money for - The Teenage Cancer … Continue Reading ››
If you're looking for Christmas gifts for a Trekkie than take a look at these winter wonders from Lovarzi
. As we state in our vblog review, we are cautious when people ask us to review their products - mostly because we don't want to be in the awkward position of having to saying anything negative should we believe the product be worthy of disposable by a garbage scow!
Fortunately we were relieved to discover that the Umbrella's and Scarf's on offer from Lovarzi were good quality so we were happy to give them an honest review.
Available to buy direct from Lovarzi
whilst stock lasts ... Perfect for this British weather!
In this episode of the Trekkie Girls we pay tribute to Anton Yelchin, weigh in on the Gay Sulu drama (aka 'it's OK to be Takei but not Sulu apparently!') and show off our new 'Monster Maroon' Starfleet uniforms.