Author Archives: Adam Randall

Mistborn: The Well of Ascension by Brandon Sanderson

After the events of the first book, The Lord Ruler is dead and Elend Venture is now king. A lot of stories end with an evil empire being toppled and then leave it at that, as if this is a … Continue reading

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Cohabitation during Lockdown

I’ve been living with a good friend of mine for almost two years and, of course, a large portion of that time has been spent in lockdown due to the ongoing global pandemic. A lot of people have had difficulty … Continue reading

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Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment

As I start this review, I have to say once again: I love how Yacht Club Games added so much free DLC to Shovel Knight. I once read that if they had charged a single penny for each new campaign, … Continue reading

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Pregnancy April Fools Jokes

Whenever April Fools’ Day gets closer, I see several social media posts which say something along the lines of “Pregnancy is not a joke – there are people who want so desperately to become pregnant, but will never be able … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: At Childhood’s End by Sophie Aldred

If I had to choose a favourite companion from the classic era of Doctor Who, there’s a good chance that I would choose Ace. Sophie Aldred did a brilliant job of bringing to life a wonderfully nuanced character, and tonnes … Continue reading

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Excitement

Lately, as spring beings and the days get a little bit longer, I’ve found that I’ve had the chance to take my evening walks during daylight hours. I hadn’t really thought about it much, but I realised that I was … Continue reading

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Mega Man 2

For years I’d heard about how the Mega Man games were shining jewels in the crown of the NES, but unfortunately my experience of the first game wasn’t particularly great. I did have fun with it, but primarily because it … Continue reading

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Mouthwash

Five years ago, I bought myself a bottle of mouthwash. It wasn’t one which I was planning to use once my current bottle of mouthwash was finished though – oh no. This bottle of mouth wash was going to be … Continue reading

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Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: A Stitch in Time by Andrew J. Robinson

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine is a wonderful television programme. I’ve seen it all and loved it from start to finish. It’s a show filled with memorable and well-written characters. One of my absolute favourites was Elim Garak, the Cardassian … Continue reading

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Knowing Everything Will Be Okay

In June I ended up being made redundant because of COVID-19. It was all very sudden, leaving me jobless unexpectedly. This actually ended up being my longest period of unemployment as an adult and lasted just a few weeks shy … Continue reading

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