Waves is gone

My old blog, Waves, which used to be at the old domain of randomfury.co.uk, is no more. All the posts have been folded into this blog. It was a lovely place, if a bit quiet. I feel like I’ve written this a lot recently, but it was always more for …

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L2CiCS: Homework – Counselling in the Media – 10th February 2018

This week we were given a series of questions about how counselling is portrayed in the media, in particular magazine and newspaper problem pages and TV shows such as Oprah and Jeremy Kyle. Here are the two problems from “Agony Aunts” I have chosen to look at; One from a …

Two and a half months later…

Oh my, has it really been that long since my last post? That really is very bad of me, especially considering I could’ve knocked up a few smaller update posts on my phone during a lunchbreak at work or something. I’ve been in some pretty dark places between then and …

Fri… Nah, forget it.

Sorry it’s been a while, I’ve just not had the time to come in here and sit down and formulate a post. I don’t even think I’ll finish this today to be honest. Just for reference, I started this at half three in the afternoon on the 17th of November, …

Fatherhood is very distracting

Yeah, so, I missed the Friday update last week. Not that it really matters – not much happened – we went shopping and bought some baby bits and pieces, and basically spent time looking after Jake. YouTube has dried up, RGF has dried up, there are two more VGMRotW scheduled …

A new approach to updates

I’ve decided to take a new approach to these weekly updates. I like the idea of doing an update once a week on a set day, so that aspect is staying. The whole “Friday update” thing is getting old – it’s quite boring to look down the recent posts and …

This is what Dark Souls has taught me about death

Death is different in Dark Souls. Echoing the advice Dave gave me when I first started playing, that death is not a failure state, I mean, sure, you did fail, either by being utterly outclassed and over-powered by a massive demon, by being over-confident in your abilities at taking on …

Dividing up the Currently playing thread

It has produced some interesting results. Not only are there a lot more topics in the main Videogame chat folder now, but some of the more popular ones are now even bigger. For example, I split a four page Resident Evil topic out of the Currently Playing thread. Zelda = …