Goodbye 2013

So what happened in 2013 then? It was another mixed bag. The best thing ever happened: I stopped smoking. And I don’t even miss it. I’m not suffering from some black depression because I’m holding myself back from smoking my precious cigarettes, I’m not deluding myself by switching to an …

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The power of X

I’ll try and keep the spoilers to a minimum, I won’t ruin endings or anything. As I said a few days ago, I felt like a traitor. From what I’ve heard, the Superman movie is good in a Summer blockbuster type way, but not faithful to the source material. Particularly, …

I feel like a traitor, kind of

For doubting Marvel… When we get a new cat I want to call it Richard Parker Oh yeah, before Star Trek started, there was a trailer for The Wolverine. It looked pretty badass. Being a Marvel kinda guy, really into the X-Men back in the day, I am well up …

You are not a nerd, you are a tourist

What is it with all these Nerd, Geek, Dweeb and Dork t-shirts about at the moment? And why do I feel like 90% of the people wearing them are not nerds, geeks, dweebs, losers or dorks? The majority of them are teenage girls, and look quite up to date with …

When we get a new cat I want to call it Richard Parker

If you hadn’t guessed by the title, I watched the incredible film Life Of Pi recently. I loved the book, and while the film was a little slow to start, the delightful Richard Parker more than made up for it. Although he was CGI, he was very life-like, and behaved …

And we’re back

Just a quick note to say, among other things, we’re back online. The house move went smoothly and the internet has been transferred over so we can do online stuff again. Yesterday was my Birthday! I am now 31 years old – but I don’t feel a day older than …