Monthly Archives: August 2018

StreetPass Trader

Of all the things my Mii had been doing in the StreetPass games, I never expected them to end up playing the stock market… but then I got StreetPass Trader and it happened. I should also add that Nintendo gave … Continue reading

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Hire Me

In recent times, I’ve made a fair few job applications. My CV does, of course, make reference to the fact that I run this modest little blog, so I suppose it’s not impossible that some potential employers are snooping around … Continue reading

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Today I’d like to talk about an increasingly worrying issue: radicalisation. Part problem is that I don’t feel as though the issue is ever fairly or accurately reported on. For example, you’ll hear about a terrorist act done in the … Continue reading

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Parachute is one of the better known Game & Watches. It and Fire are the two games which serve as the biggest influences of the design of Mr. Game & Watch as we know him today. To be honest, the … Continue reading

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My Most Rewarding Experience as a Writer

For as long as I can remember, I have always been creatively oriented. I have memories of making my own “picture books” by folding over pieces of paper together and making stories which were complete rip-offs of other picture books … Continue reading

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White Lion Parade

As you are likely to know, I do enjoy shining the Trusty Water Spotlight onto other creatives and artists that I know and today I’d like to tell you a little about a band called White Lion Parade, featuring a … Continue reading

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Assassination Classroom, Volume 6 by Yusei Matsui

Following Volume 5, the pace doesn’t slow down in the sixth volume of Assassination Classroom! We get a chance to look into the backstory of one of the characters, new characters are introduced, other characters return and it’s all topped … Continue reading

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LEAKED Super Smash Bros. Ultimate John-Boy Walton Reveal Trailer

(Thanks to a Waltons-insider that I know, I was able to get my hands on the script for John-Boy Walton’s as of yet unannounced reveal trailer for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. I present it here in its unedited form. Please … Continue reading

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Beyond Ghibli

A good friend of mine recently pointed me in the direction of an excellent YouTube channel called Beyond Ghibli. It’s a fairly young channel and is run by a friend of a friend, so I am keen to point people … Continue reading

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When I first heard that Nintendo were going to start making games for smartphones, I was pretty excited. I was so excited, in fact, that I went out and bought my first smartphone. I’m really glad I did because those … Continue reading

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