Friday update 29/8/14

So ready for Flipper to appear now. I just can’t wait to meet the little guy/gal – and I can’t wait for Jane to be able to rest properly again. It’s not that she’s been miserable or grumpy because of the baby cramping her style – I just feel it’s …

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Friday update 16/5/14

Jane is feeling Flipper quite a lot now that she knows what it is that she is feeling. She had been feeling butterflies for a couple of days, but has only just cottoned on to what it actually is. Our child moving around! That is magical. I’ve still not felt …

Happy 25th Gameboy-day!

So, the GameBoy is 25 years old today, what a way to make me feel old. I remember when I got my first Gameboy – although I can’t pinpoint the exact dates, I roughly know the period. I had left school, and finished college, it must have been between me …

Reading list for August

LOL GOT YOU! I’ve not read anything for months, mainly because we’ve not bought any new books. Instead, I’ve been playing videogames. I’ll be honest – I’m struggling a bit with Pokémon Emerald. It’s not the difficulty, it’s just the slog. The areas seem a lot farther apart in this …

Fighting fire with fire

This is all about Firefight, the super cool mode on Halo 3: ODST where you are in an arena and wave after wave of Covenant rush at you, shooting their futuristic neon laser guns in your direction. It was going to be about Pokémon, I figured I’d not written about …

My Pokémon adventure continues…

…and I’m still thoroughly enjoying it. I’ve just beat the final Gym and am gearing up to the Victory Road/Indigo Plateau finale. I enjoyed the three little islands that weren’t in the original Red and Blue, although it was a pretty slight diversion. I’ve caught all three Legendary birds, defeated …