Author Archives: Adam Randall

Ghosts ‘n Goblins

If you like ridiculously hard and unfair ’80s games, then this will be right up your street, as they say. It’s your standard NES game setup – you’re a knight who needs to rescue a captured princess and to do … Continue reading

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Social Anxiety

I remember a time when I found it really difficult to engage well with people I didn’t know – especially in contexts when nobody I knew was present. I’d see characters on television shows meet new people and just casually … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: Nightshade by Mark Gatiss

Continuing my journey through the Doctor Who New Adventures series of books, I came to Mark Gatiss’s Nightshade – a book which, as well as being a new adventure for the Seventh Doctor and Ace, also serves as a pleasant … Continue reading

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2010 – 2019: My First Decade of Adult Life

I can remember where I was on New Year’s Eve 2009. My very dear friend Egan had invited a few people round to see in the New Year in his caravan. A nice enough invitation, but I was a grumpy … Continue reading

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Pokémon Sun & Pokémon Moon

When I saw the first few screen shots of Pokémon Sun & Moon, I wasn’t particularly excited. Though I wouldn’t say that Pokémon X & Y were bad games, I felt that for me the enthusiasm for Pokémon may be … Continue reading

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Short Hair, Long Confidence

After wearing my hair long for the past six years, I recently had it shaved off for charity. I am pretty pleased to have done so, because I was able to raise over £170 for Cancer Research UK. It’s also … Continue reading

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The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins

Right from the beginning of this book, you know something bad is going to happen. You don’t know what that bad thing is, but you know the characters are all giving their legal testimony. Then, throughout most of the novel, … Continue reading

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Fictional Character Hall of Fame: John-Boy Walton

Name: John-Boy Walton Origin: The Homecoming: A Christmas Story Media: Television Debut: 1971 When watching television, reading books, playing video games, or consuming fiction via any other avenue, I always tend to latch onto certain characters; characters who I feel … Continue reading

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Top 5 Zelda Games

Thanks to the YouTuber PeanutButterGamer, November is sometimes referred to as ‘Zelda Month’ and it just so happens that I’ve been particularly enthusiastic about Zelda recently, so I thought I’d make a post about the series in honour of Zelda … Continue reading

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Halo 3

Halo 3 is probably the Halo game which most people know about. I remember when the game came out and just about everybody was talking about it. Back then, I was a little rigid in my gaming and wouldn’t really … Continue reading

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