Monthly Archives: September 2019

Super Mario reviews:

Year Game Score 1981 Donkey Kong ¹ 6/10 1982 Donkey Kong (Game & Watch) ² 5.5/10 1982 Donkey Kong Jr. ³ 5.9/10 1983 Donkey Kong II ⁴ 6/10 1983 Mario Bros. (Game & Watch) 7.9/10 1983 Mario Bros. 6/10 1985 … Continue reading

Posted in Video Game Reviews | Leave a comment

Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty

This is a book I read after being recommended it by a friend. I went in knowing nothing – literally nothing, about what it was about. The only clue I had was the title. I’m pleased I did though, because … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews | Leave a comment

Living Together

About three months ago, I moved to Bath (as I had always wanted to) and started living with my friend Sophie). I used to think that living alone would always be the best living arrangement, but I really like living … Continue reading

Posted in Lovely Things | Leave a comment

Trying Delicious New Foods and Making People Hate You

Earlier this week, I went to London with my friend Rory in order to visit my friend Mairi. The three of us had a delightful time (or, I did at least, I assume they did too) and other than enjoying … Continue reading

Posted in Anecdotes | Leave a comment

StreetPass Quest II

I always appreciated that the 3DS came with a number of free games. SteetPass Quest was one of my favourites and I was very pleased when Nintendo went ahead and added a sequel for free via a software update! Functionally, … Continue reading

Posted in Video Games | Leave a comment

Matt Baume’s Culture Cruise

I recently came across a really interesting YouTube series (Matt Baume’s Culture Cruise) which analyses the representation of LGBT people in TV shows over the last few decades. Here’s my favourite one so far, based on an episode of Frasier: … Continue reading

Posted in Shout Outs | Leave a comment

Doctor Who: Cat’s Cradle: Witch Mark by Andrew Hunt

The Cat’s Cradle story arc in the Doctor Who New Adventures is nowhere near as cohesive as the Timewrym one. They all deal with the TARDIS being damaged (which happens in Time’s Crucible) but are otherwise not connected – so … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews, Doctor Who | Leave a comment

Unofficial Chinese Pokémon Cards

A few weeks ago, I was blessed with a rare visit from my world travelling friend, Tulin. Together with my housemate Sophie, we went to get some delicious food and had an all-round lovely evening. Not only was her company … Continue reading

Posted in Lovely Things, Video Games | Leave a comment