Lately I have been treating myself by binge-watching the box set of Star Trek – Next Generation. 

I must admit that having fallen in love with Captain James T Kirk as a child I was not impressed to see the bald, middle-aged Jean Luc Picard captain the Enterprise.  I therefore never watched Next Generation.  I became interested in Star Trek again when Voyager came on the scene and loved the idea of the holographic doctor, the half Klingon engineer, the mischievous Q, the Borg, and the many episodes dealing with time distortion.  However, now that I have