Monthly Archives: April 2017

Assassination Classroom, Volume 1 by Yusei Matsui

I have a general rule that I like to read stories before I watch their adaptation, but I had already seen the Assassination Classroom anime when I started the manga. This means that my impression of the first volume is … Continue reading

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Meeting Personal Heroes

I had a particularly exciting day today. I traveled down to Milton Keynes (quite a journey) to attend a book signing by Mary McDonough (best known for her role as Erin Walton on The Waltons, which friends and regular readers … Continue reading

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Why You Might Not Want to Vote for Michelle Donelan

(Please check the bottom of the page for amendments.) With a snap election coming up at a time with so much uncertainty about the future, it is important to fully consider the options before voting. If you are living in … Continue reading

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The Value of Anime

At the start of this year, I decided that I should try to watch more anime. My reason for doing this was simple: I have a lot of close friends who enjoy it a lot and I felt like I … Continue reading

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PiCOPiCT

This review is going to be a little different from others. Usually I won’t write a review until I have completed a game, but I haven’t completed PiCOPiCT and that’s not because I don’t want to, but because I don’t … Continue reading

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Three Fictional Teachers That I Like

One goal which I have had for a long time is to become a teacher. While I am not necessarily working towards it at this point in my life/career, it’s still something which I’d like to do eventually. What I … Continue reading

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Passport Interview

I recently applied to get a passport for the first time, this involved having to attend an interview. This interview was held in Yeovil, a place fifty miles away from my home town of Corsham. Of course, I want that … Continue reading

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Batman: The War Years by Roy Thomas

Not everybody will know this, but Batman has actually been around for a very long time indeed. The first Batman adventure was in 1939, which of course was also the year that the Second World War started out. Not that … Continue reading

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Renewed Creative Energy

Over the last few days, I’ve found that I have had quite a renewed level of creative energy. This is excellent because it means that I have been able to advance my fiction writing projects, which I’ve honestly been making … Continue reading

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Misgendering in Dreams

I like to think about the patterns that recur in my dreams. Most of my dreams are just about me spending time with my friends, usually at their house, but sometimes out in restaurants and out in the city. It’s … Continue reading

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