Month: January 2017

Film Reviews: The Hobbit Trilogy

Originally I was going to review each Hobbit film separately, but having watched them all, I’ve decided to review the trilogy as a whole. It is after all, intended as one big movie right? Right?! So, what can be said of Peter Jackson’s return to Middle Earth? How does it stack up to the Lord… Read more

The Grand Unveiling

So now we know a little bit more about the upcoming Nintendo Switch. We know what the price will be. We know some of the additional items that will be available with it. We know a launch title. Am I an excited meerkat at this moment?   The answer is very much yes. Already criticism… Read more

Techno Fail P3

“… and then came that shot.” Andrew said. “Fucking bullet, nicked my ankle, hurt like hell. I enjoyed killing that bastard.” Eric couldn’t help but laugh. The older man had started to recount stories of his younger service days, ones that predated Eric’s own service. “Them death squads were brutal wankers, never get caught by… Read more

Techno Fail P2

Black glass held the sort of minimal look that appealed to the suited and booted man seated behind the desk. It was a pity then, that he had to look into replacing it, and even more of a pity that this would involve removing and refitting the intergrated computer panel that was tucked away in… Read more

Techno Fail P1

What was the saying about greatness? That it was thrust upon those who didn’t want it? Did anyone also say that sometimes, problems – big problems – were thrust upon people who didn’t want them? That was the case for Eric, as he shuffled down the corridor of his workplace, past the cork boards with… Read more

The Coffin and the Dogs

The old man had always been vindictive and cruel, bullying those who he felt were beneath him. As this feeling extended to every last soul he met, the old man lived alone, with only his dogs for company. Even they were not often spared his misery and contempt. So the old man wore his smoking… Read more

101 Things I Like

Inspired by this post from Paul, over at The Captain’s Speech, I thought I would create my own list. Can I list out 101 things? It had better include me… Yes, it will include you. 1. My family. Less of a like and more of a love (obviously!). I am fortunate enough to have a… Read more