Albert’s Story: A Doctor Who Fan Fiction

This is a story I originally wrote for the 50th Anniversary of Doctor Who, with the Eleventh Doctor in the starring role, but it was never published. Now I’ve taken it out, polished it up and changed it to the Thirteenth Doctor. Enjoy!  – Paul Albert Penley unsealed his Tupperware container and reached in for a cheese and pickle sandwich. The heady smell of granary bread, mature cheddar and tangy sweet pickle drifted up from the container, promising a tasty treat before he’d even bitten into the snack. Chewing carefully with his few remaining original teeth (he hated wearing that … Continue reading Albert’s Story: A Doctor Who Fan Fiction

The Doctor: He’s Always Been My Hero and She Always Will Be!

I’ve always wanted to be the Doctor, ever since I was a small child and Tom Baker’s fascinating Fourth Doctor dominated my Saturday teatimes. I mean, who wouldn’t? The Doctor is the ultimate hero – brave, caring, resourceful and although there are sometimes difficult decisions to be made, the end result is always to make the universe a better place to live. When I was 11 years old, I dressed as the Doctor for a school costume party in a Fourth Doctor outfit that my mother made for me. She made the coat from scratch and knitted the scarf. Sure, … Continue reading The Doctor: He’s Always Been My Hero and She Always Will Be!