Tag Archives: Andy Roberts

Special Branch and Mars Sector 6

‘Special branch operatives tailed a UFO cult leader who said he was in telepathic contact with aliens, it emerged today’, announced London’s Daily Express on 28 July. ‘The bizarre high-level decision saw Scotland Yard’s finest infiltrating rallies and meetings of … Continue reading

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Ten Years of Saucery

Happy birthday to us! April 2013 marks the 10th anniversary of the Flying Saucery gossip column I co-write with sidekick Andy Roberts for our favourite monthly ‘zine, Fortean Times, that celebrates its 300th issue this month. Since 2003 we have provided FT readers with an eclectic … Continue reading

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Heads and Tales

Well the Apocalypse that wasn’t predicted by the ancient Mayans didn’t arrive. But it won’t be long before the End Times industry picks another date for the end of the world and starts spreading the word. Some stories are just … Continue reading

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Farewell to the Solway Spaceman?

Retired fire fighter Jim Templeton died on 27 November last year. His name will mean little to all but the more ardent students of Forteana and UFOlogy. But the ‘freak’ photograph he took in May 1964 on the Solway Marshes, … Continue reading

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