Monthly Archives: May 2019

Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games

Mario and Sonic the Hedgehog are two of the biggest icons in gaming history and, for a long time, had been rivals too. As the gaming landscape changed, Sega and Nintendo stopped working against one another and started to build … Continue reading

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The Curse of the Picnics

Back in 2011, I started making plans for a picnic with some classmates, but it never came to be and before I knew it they’d all left school and arranging it was impossible. Back in 2013, my friend Stacey and … Continue reading

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Sopham

My friend Sophie and I recently started playing the game Ever Oasis together. By using the word “together” I don’t mean to indicate that the game is multiplayer, rather we’re just playing independently at the same time. It’s a nice … Continue reading

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Hospital(ity)

First of all, I’d like to acknowledge that I didn’t update this blog as I usually would have done on Monday. You see, I actually had a very hectic start to the week. In recent times, I have had certain … Continue reading

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Conker reviews:

Year Game Rating 1997 Diddy Kong Racing ¹ 8.9/10 1999 Conker’s Pocket Tales 7.7/10 2001 Conker’s Bad Fur Day 9.8/10 2005 Conker: Live & Reloaded 9.5/10 2012 Minecraft ² 10/10 Parent Series: Donkey Kong Footnotes: Conker is a playable character. … Continue reading

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Speed of Eating

Once, long ago, I used to be a master of having dinner with people. Not at choosing the ideal location or at making perfect dinner conversation, but in the sense that I would always finish eating at the exact same … Continue reading

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Conker: Live & Reloaded

As a child, I wasn’t really aware of Rare being bought out by Microsoft. I didn’t keep up to date with big developments in the gaming world. This meant that when I saw Conker: Live & Reloaded in the shops, … Continue reading

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My Top 10 Favourite Restaurants

Anyone who knows me will know that I love to eat out in different restaurants. In fact, it’s safe to say that I meet friends for dinner at least once a week and since I know lots of different people … Continue reading

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Wario reviews:

Year Game Score 1992 Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins ¹ 6.7/10 1994 Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3 8.9/10 1997 Mario Kart 64 ² 7.5/10 1998 Wario Land II 9/10 1998 Mario Party ³ 9.5/10 1999 Mario Golf … Continue reading

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Spans of Times from Different Perspectives

Fourteen years ago, Doctor Who came back on TV and my eleven year-old self loved it. Thanks to my Dad, I had seen a few episodes of classic Doctor Who and I quite liked them, but the new, modern version … Continue reading

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