Author Archives: Adam Randall

Yu-Gi-Oh! Volumes 4 – 6 by Kazuki Takahashi

I have to admit, that after reading volume 3 of Yu-Gi-Oh! I was worried that the series might become somewhat formulaic (and here’s my review of the first three volumes, for reference.) To a small extent, that is true, but … Continue reading

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Marvel Platinum: The Definitive Deadpool

Not too long ago, I watched the movie Deadpool and I decided that I’d like to properly immerse myself in the Marvel Universe. As I had quite enjoyed that film, I thought that a collection of comics featuring the character … Continue reading

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How Watson Learned the Trick by Arthur Conan Doyle

How Watson Learned the Trick is a very short (and obscure) Sherlock Holmes story. It’s basically a small scene from the lives of Holmes and Watson where Watson decides to have a go at deducing things like Holmes does. But … Continue reading

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Assassination Classroom, Volume 3 by Yusei Matsui

This is the third volume of the fantastic Assassination Classroom manga and, in my opinion, is the installment where it goes from being “very good” to being “absolutely amazing!” So, I definitely suggest picking it up if you read the … Continue reading

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One Year by Mary McDonough

Mary McDonough is best known for her role as Erin Walton in The Waltons, which just happens to be one of my favourite TV shows. I was very fortunate, in that I was able to attend a book signing and … Continue reading

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The Writer’s Curse

I am currently in the process of looking for a new contracted job. I’ve been freelancing for almost a year now, but my work is starting to dry up. As much as I appreciate freedom, I also require money in … Continue reading

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Back in 2007, I was on a beach on a family holiday. Excitingly, there were jellyfish all over the beach. It was exciting to see them up close and in the wild for the first time. I know they’re just … Continue reading

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Mii games:

2007: Wii Fit ¹ 2008: Mario Kart Wii ² 2008: Animal Crossing: Let’s Go to the City ³ 2009: New Super Mario Bros. Wii ⁴ 2010: Sonic & Sega All Stars Racing ⁵ 2011: StreetPass Quest ⁶ 2011: Puzzle Swap … Continue reading

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There has recently been a piece of news in the gaming world which has made me feel rather sad: that is the official discontinuation of Miiverse (which is going to happen later this year.) If you don’t know what Miiverse … Continue reading

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Haunted by the Ghosts of Encouragement

I was recently feeling a little bit sad. I went to bed, feeling quite sorry for myself and my levels of self-worth were particularly low. It was an unpleasant feeling, but I was able to stop myself from falling to … Continue reading

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