Trek Space – Faced

What a great honour, Sam is chuffed today because her TrekSpace profile picture has been featured on its badge! Yes that tiny picture is of Sam. Fame at last! Trek Space is a social networking site for Star Trek fans. It's great because it's only about Star Trek so unlike Facebook, you don't have to talk to your real life friends and family. Come and be friends with Sam of Trek Space. And use the comment box below to nag Carole into joining!  

Looking for par’Mach?

There's been plenty of romance and bromance on Trek over the years so us Trekkie Girls have been looking for par'Mach in all the right places.... After discussing which members of the cast we'd most like to Pon Farr with, (Sam: Data, call me!) we decided to shake it up and think about which characters would be a good match across the series. Which characters do you think would make a great couple?
Uhura and Julian Bashir
 
Can't you just imagine these two seeking out Jamaharon with each other under the suns of Risa?
We think either the Nichelle Nicholls or Zoe Saldana version work, but as one of them is committed to Spock we'll go with Nichelle.
Logic: Julian likes intelligent, … Continue Reading ››

TNG Taste of Blu Ray – Taste Gooood!

Review by Sam I snatched this from the postman as he walked up my driveway this morning. It wasn't my proudest moment, wearing only a dressing gown and having only applied makeup to one eye. Why is it, you then feel the need to tell the postman, what is it they are delivering to you? The next thing I did was take the photo above as I felt a great need to share to this with my Trekkie Friends. Its one of the few times when there is a global release date that we Brits get to watch things before the Americans wake up and fill the boards with spoilers. So Na! (be quiet Auzzies!) Then there was a great dilemma....do I watch Standard Def Encounter at Farpoint first? So I can 'feel the benefit' when I watch it in HD? Nope, couldn't wait. The Menu page is pretty basic It doesn't really need to be anything too fancy. The options include Play … Continue Reading ››

Happy New Year!

 
Carole and Sam at our New Years Eve party
 
We love New Years Eve and celebrated 4 time zones! At 10pm we celebrated the Estonian New Year with our lovely Estonian friend Kaidi.
Then we thought we had better celebrate Central European Time for our European neighbours. Then it was good old GMT time, centre of the universe! 
We went to bed just after New York hit midnight. 
We have had a great year and starting Trekkie Girls has definitely been a highlight for us (we had been talking about it for 15 years!) 
We did have lots of trek shenanigans on NYE though, and whilst we were in our civvies that didn't stop our friends suiting up:
 

What to buy a Trekkie for Christmas?

With the run up to Christmas, we like many others have avoided the shops like the Telurian Plague and taken to shopping online. But what do you buy the Trekkie in your life? Here are some of our top finds:
Compare the Meerkat fans?
 
I'll admit to buying my car insurance through Compare The Market just to get one of their cute Meerkat cuddly toys. For your Meerkat crazed star trek fan you have to check out these adorable little fellas.
These are knitted to order and I personally love Worf and Locutus.
 
For your slightly slutty friend
 

Confessions of a temporally displaced women

Have you ever watched one of those Jerry Springer episodes with the Man who felt he should have been born a Women?...I know exactly how they feel. Except I have no confusion over my gender....but with Time. I DO NOT belong in this time line - its always felt wrong to me! Most people put it down to watching too much Star Trek - they are right. Some say I am 'from another planet' ....thats not it though. And I've given it a lot of thought. As I look at all the aliens in ST, I'm not a Raktijino drinking warrior like a Klingon, I'm too much of a lefty to be a Ferengi and I don't have the bone structure for a Cardassian, but those self-righteous know-it-all humans...yeah thats who I am. I first had these inclinations as a young child. I recently came across an old school book which went into some detail about 'what … Continue Reading ››

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