Dr Brown, Mr Borie


‘We're descending toward Hill Valley, California, at 4.29 pm on Wednesday 21 October 2015.’ 

Like most of my generation, I suspect, I enjoyed a childish frisson the evening of Wednesday 21 October 2015 as Doc Brown uttered that seemingly banal fact to the startled passengers who had driven off with him a few seconds previously on 26 October 1985. Yes, I joined in the mass silliness and re-watched Back To The Future Part II after an agonising 26-year wait to see what The Future would really look like. Just as our parents had 1984 to look forward to, so we...