Monthly Archives: December 2017

Undelivered Christmas Card

For the last few months, I’ve had a particularly boring job. I wouldn’t say that it’s bad per say (and I have had a really bad job before) but I don’t enjoy it very much. But, being quite a social … Continue reading

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StreetPass Garden

The StreetPass function is one of my favourite features of the 3DS. Essentially, what it does is wirelessly collect information from fellow 3DS owners that you pass on the street, which is then used to do different things in games. … Continue reading

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Full Time Part Time

Regular readers may well have noticed that I have missed a few updates over the last few months. This is unfortunate, as I’ve been writing posts for this blog since 2011 and there has never been a time when I’ve … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: Timewyrm: Apocalypse by Nigel Robinson

This is the third book in the Doctor Who New Adventures series as well as the third part of the Timewyrm story arc. Unfortunately, while I feel like things had been going quite well until this point, this installment felt … Continue reading

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The Ideal Retirement

The way things are going, I don’t really know whether people of my age will ever really be able to properly retire in the future, but the subject of retirement is something that I’ve been thinking about recently. In part, … Continue reading

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Sabreman is essentially the mascot of Ultimate Play the Game (a.k.a. early Rare Ltd.) and when I played his first game, Sabre Wulf I was very impressed. Sure it had noticeably aged, but it was really good for its time … Continue reading

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How to Make Call Centre Work More Exciting

Recently I’ve been doing some part time work in a call centre. It’s not very exciting. It’s just taking a call, speaking to a customer, then taking another call and repeating the process for several hours. On the one hand, … Continue reading

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My Second NaNoWriMo Attempt

In 2010, I discovered NaNoWriMo, which is where writers try to write 50,000 words of creative fiction in a month. I took part in it and successfully completed a 52,000 word story. This year, 2017, I decided to do it … Continue reading

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