Issue 160

Issue 160
Chronic Fatigue
Cameron Dixon wonders whether he should introduce his young niece to Doctor Who.
The latest news on the 2011 season; plus, The Sarah Jane Adventures, the Hugo Awards, Doctor Who Live, and a sadly extensive obituaries section.
You Know, For Kids?
Colleen Hillerup remembers watching the show with her parents, her children, and now her grandchildren.
The Celestial Toy Soldier
Steven Dieter remembers Doctor Who as a childhood escape from the pressures of the real world.
Temporal Blatherings
James Bow on how watching Doctor Who led to his career as an author of YA novels.
Sports Cars and Space Hoppers
William Hopper disagrees that Doctor Who is a children’s show at all.
Love & Monsters
Deborah Stanish negotiates with her children over whether they should watch this scary program.
Crater of Needles
Gian-Luca di Rocco examines why the eleventh Doctor would consider taking on a seven-year-old girl as his new travelling companion.
Fluid Links
Robert Smith? explains why the Doctor is a suitable and unconventional role model for young boys.
Martin Marshall explores the history of Sarah Jane Smith, one of Doctor Who’s most popular companions.
The Land of Fiction
Graeme Burk finds the DVDs for The Time Monster, Underworld and The Horns of Nimon to be less epic than he’d have hoped. Also, reviews of The Creature from the Pit, Big Finish’s latest Fifth Doctor and Eighth Doctor audios, the Companion Chronicles, and Timeless Adventures.


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Writer Gary Russell to visit Toronto June 9th

Who Party Toronto Presents:
An Afternoon With Gary Russell
Sunday June 9th, 2013 from noon until 6:00pm
Paupers Pub (second floor), 539 Bloor Street W.
Cost: $15 for the afternoon

On Sunday June 9th, 2013 join The Doctor Who Information Network and Who Party Toronto for An Afternoon With Gary Russell on the second floor of Paupers Pub at 539 Bloor Street West.

The afternoon will feature a Q&A session with our guest Doctor Who writer and Script Editor Gary Russell as well as a live video commentary of a Doctor Who episode that he worked on, an autograph session, a trivia competition and an afternoon of discussions and socializing with other Doctor Who fans.

Doctor Who returns in UK, Canada and US on March 30th!

It has been announced that the final eight episodes of Series Seven of Doctor Who will be airing on BBC1, SPACE and BBC America starting on Saturday March 30th, 2013.

Doctor Who returns in Britain, Canada and US on September 1!

The seventh series of Doctor Who comes to our screens on September 1 at 9 pm on SPACE!

Enlightenment Goes Quarterly

As you’re all no doubt aware, Enlightenment is written, edited and designed as a non-profit venture by a band of loyal fans. Unfortunately, due to the pressures of our volunteers’ day jobs, it’s proven impossible to keep to a bimonthly publication schedule. Read more

Enlightenment Delays

We’ve had a number of queries from members regarding the delayed publication of Enlightenment this year. The DWIN Executive wants to share the following message concerning Enlightenment with DWIN members. Read more 

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