My name’s Colin (not great, didn’t choose it myself and it’s too late to change it now, would merely cause confusion) Brockhurst (again, bit ‘country bumpkin’: means ‘badger wood’, you know). I was born in 1972 and was an only child, which might account for my selfish streak and periods of painful self-absorption. I live deep in the leafy countryside of West Sussex (that’s Sussex-England, American friends) and my favourite flavour of instant noodles is chicken chow mein.
I have a girlfriend called Katie, who is American, and a little girl called Emily. Both are terrific people, and very patient.
Following several months of unemployment after being made redundant from a job I was at for over ten years (am I bitter?), I now work for Aspinal of London. While not being able to indulge my love for graphic design there, the fanzine I design and co-edit in my spare time, Vworp Vworp! , more than makes up for it.
And if, after viewing my portfolio, you’re thinking I’m unhealthily obsessed with the popular television series Doctor Who, you’re probably onto something. I like an awful lot of other television, films and books as well, particularly if it came out before I was born, but can’t help wondering how much better they’d be with TARDISes and Quarks in them. This is wrong and a side of my nature I’ve struggled to come to terms with. I still hide my copy of Doctor Who Magazine in Goose Rape Monthly, for example.
I also like writing, as you’ll find on this site, although I’ll never claim to be very good at it. I’ll be posting a number of articles and stories I wrote for the acclaimed fanzine (yes, another Doctor Who fanzine) I edited, Circus, and some new stuff. I’m eager for feedback and discussion, so please take the time to post comments.
If you’d like to email me, I can be contacted at colin . brockhurst @ gmail . com (without the spaces, of course), or via the contact link above.
Thanks for dropping by.