Monthly Archives: August 2020

Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne

If you’re after a classic nineteenth century adventure novel, then this is one book I heartily recommend. I’m happy to say that this is one of my very favourites of its kind. The story follows a group of three people … Continue reading

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Top 10 Songs from “Weird Al” Yankovic

For my third Top 10 music playlist, I’m covering another artist who was, at one point, my favourite musician: “Weird Al” Yankovic! Around the ages of 13 and 14, I was obsessed with him and barely ever listened to music … Continue reading

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Shovel Knight

Shovel Knight was a game which had been on my radar for a while. To me it looked like it was kind of fun, but I also thought that it looked like one of those 2D platformers which focuses too … Continue reading

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Cancel Culture

I wanted to write a little bit about so-called “Cancel Culture” since it’s such a hot topic at the moment. What I find frustrating is that so many people, no matter what their perspective on the matter is, seem to … Continue reading

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The Prime Minister’s Cat by Alice Guile

I always like the opportunity to read and review the novels written by people know, and The Prime Minister’s Cat is an example of this. Perhaps knowing as many writers as I do, perhaps I should make a special section … Continue reading

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Faith in Humanity

Following the election of Donald Trump as President of the United States and of the results of the EU referendum, I made a blog post about how despite all that, my faith in humanity had remained strong. That most harmful … Continue reading

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Collected Ghost Stories by M. R. James

I’ve always thought that short stories were an excellent medium for the horror genre. Often things are creepier when they’re more mysterious and in these stories, M. R. James follows this philosophy perfectly. Each one gives you just enough information … Continue reading

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Christopher Eccleston returns to Doctor Who (via Big Finish)

As anyone who knows me or reads this blog will know, I am a pretty big Doctor Who fan. Though I had seen the classic series as a young child, I think it’s safe to say that it was Christopher … Continue reading

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Donkey Kong Jr. (Game & Watch)

Like the original Donkey Kong before it, Donkey Kong Jr. was also followed up with a Game & Watch adaptation. Interestingly, while I prefer Donkey Kong to Donkey Kong Jr. when based only on their original game, I think that … Continue reading

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