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Catriona E J Lindsay

"Weightless" by Catriona E J Lindsay

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Imagine being able to open your front door and do this!

Honestly, I'd never make an astronaut. Everyone else would be busy cultivating upside-down tomatoes or teaching spiders to do somersaults, and they'd be like, "Hey, Catriona, get some work done!" - and there I'd be, floating in the corner with a water bottle, saying "Hey, look! Look! It makes little spheres! That's amazing!". Hours of fun.

Doctor Who is getting rather grim these days. The Doctor is stumbling from one apocalyptic emotional crisis to the next, and he seems to be entirely losing his grip. He's badly in need of some downtime, an enormous cup of tea and a hug. But there's no-one to hug him. Poor Doctor.

The Tenth Doctor and the TARDIS from "Doctor Who" - painted from scratch in the mighty Photoshop.




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23 Nov 2009:-) Tom Draco Noir Taylor
We -Will- Exterminate! Oh no, this is such a good picture it seems to have attracted some unwelcome attention1 Exterminate! -Exterminate!

:-) Catriona E J Lindsay replies: "Can’t he ever get a moment’s peace?"
23 Nov 2009:-) Anne Wipf
Fantastic concept. Congrats for a very well deserved MP 1

:-) Catriona E J Lindsay replies: "Why thank you."
23 Nov 2009:-) Catriona E J Millican
Mod’s choice! Wow, I didn’t expect that. Thanks, Mods! And thanks for all the amazing comments!
23 Nov 2009:-) Otto Christopher Bixler
OO! I LIKE THE SPACEING!

:-) Catriona E J Lindsay replies: "Thank you. I try to be very careful about my spacing. It pays to keep it regular."
24 Nov 2009:-) Apollodoros Apollodorosh Phlamandos
This is actually the first Doctor Who art I’ve ever seen on Elfwood. I never thought of searching for him on Elfwood, maybe I should do that sometime. Anyway it is a very beautifull piece of art. The series have become quite dark indeed, the Doctor should really think about gettinbg himself a nice boy- or girlfriend and settle down for a while on some peacefull planet (perhaps Barcelona, they could get one of those dogs with no noses 12 But eventually he would still get bored so he’d go off to more adventures (which is good for us vieuwers so I don’t think anyone would complain about that 12

:-) Catriona E J Lindsay replies: "The problem with the girlfriend (I’m pretty convinced the Doctor likes girls) is finding one who won’t be eaten by aliens/banished to a parallel universe/kidnapped by Daleks/traumatised by the destruction of the Earth/brainwashed so that she doesn’t remember him any more/so hacked off by his general irresponsibility that she will barely talk civilly to him (Honestly, Sarah Jane is getting borderline cruel now! I know he abandoned her in Aberdeen all those years ago, but she could be a bit nicer to him, all the same). And even if he can overcome all these hazards, he’ll still outlive her by centuries. It’s a real dating dilemma."
25 Nov 2009:-) Apollodoros Apollodorosh Phlamandos
Then maybe he should find himself someone who is from a species that is (about as) long lived as he is.

And I don’t think the Doctor really cares about the sex of his partner, although he may be fond of girls (sufficiently demonstrated by the many females he travelled with), I think he also had certain feelings for the Master, feelings that were more than friendly. Once they had been good friends and I wonder whether there might have been some chemistry going on between those two, even after the Master truly became evil.

I am not inclined to believe the sorrow he felt when the Master died was merely because he lost the only other survivor of his species. He also said, just before the Master got shot: ’Now I have someone to care for’. This is a very emotional, even affectionate, way of expressing yourself, he could just as well have said; ’Now I’ve got someone to look after’, which is more neutral.

But this may all be just a fans personal interpretation 1

:-) Catriona E J Lindsay replies: "Interesting points. The relationship between the Doctor and the Master is certainly more than meets the eye; there’s a fondness there (on the Doctor’s part), but I don’t see it as romantic.

They were close friends as boys; they’re alike in many ways, and the way they played it back in Jon Pertwee’s day was as if the Doctor almost pitied the Master; as if the Master was a wayward child, but the Doctor believed he could be more and was always waiting for him to live up to his potential.

In a way, the Doctor was the little brother - naive, trusting, fond - but in a way, the Master was the little brother, because he never understood the Doctor’s worth, never really grasped what he stood for. But the Doctor always longed for the Master’s friendship.

When they brought the Master back, I thought they reprised the relationship brilliantly - the Doctor’s loneliness and longing to find another Time Lord sharpened his feelings, while the Master has become if anything more psychopathic, more narcissistic, more scornful of the Doctor. But at the same time, fearful of him. In the end, the Master had lost; all of the Doctor’s "weakness" had turned against him. And then he saw the only true weakness the Doctor really has when it comes to the Master - his love for him, his longing for his friendship - and he turned that against him by dying. It was very cruel. And brilliantly written, brilliantly acted. But to me, it still wasn’t about romance.

The thing about the Doctor, of course, is that questions about his sexuality are hard to answer, because he barely has one. When I said he was a "ladies’ man", I was speaking relatively - he’s showing some interest in the subject these days, which is more than he ever did before. I guess when you live that long, these things don’t seem that important. There’s no rush, after all."
2 Dec 2009:-) Jess L Rhapsodos
I know it’s meant to be Doctor Who, but it is seriously reminding me of Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy. I can totally picture Arthur Dent doing something like this. Totally frustrated with Beeblebrox, he just sits and mopes with his legs stuck out in space, haha.

:-) Catriona E J Lindsay replies: "Well, Arthur Dent and the Doctor are sort of related, in a strange, second sci-fi stepcousin way; Douglas Adams used to write for Doctor Who, and the Doctor’s pyjama-clad performance in The Christmas Invasion was by way of a homage to the Hitch Hiker’s Guide. Norra lorof people know that..."
3 Dec 200945 Noman
agh! excellent use of purple element to create feeling of downness. so effective so artistic!

:-) Catriona E J Lindsay replies: "Urgh! Thanks for the comment."
1 Nov 2011:-) Nyra Yaerk
COOL DOCTOR WHO!!!
4 Oct 201245 Casey Bosley
Is there a way to get a copy of this print? Do you have a site for purchasing?
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'Weightless':
 • Created by: :-) Catriona E J Lindsay
 • Copyright: ©Catriona E J Lindsay. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Doctor, Who
 • Categories: Extrateresstial, Alien Life Forms, Man, Men, Spaceships, Ships, Bessels, Transportation..., Techno, Cyber, Technological, Fan art
 • Techniques: Computer Painted from Scratch
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 • Submitted: 2009-11-21 10:00:24
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