Author Archives: Adam Randall

Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder

I’ve been familiar with the Little House on the Prairie television series for a long time, but it’s only very recently that I finally got around to reading any of the original books. I regret leaving it so long because … Continue reading

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Staying at Home

I’m currently in the same situation as just about everyone else at the moment: self-isolating in order to do my bit to avoid the spread of coronavirus. For me, this is quite a significant change as I am generally someone … Continue reading

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Super Smash Bros. for Wii U

I love the Super Smash Bros. series and throughout the first three installments I felt like it got better with each new game. When Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS came out, I felt that despite some nice additions, it … Continue reading

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The Friendship That Never Was

I like to stay in touch with people. If I form any kind of significant bond with someone, I’ll never stop reaching out to them to meet up and have fun together. The two very best friends I had in … Continue reading

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Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell

The current political climate is one that’s incredibly depressing. Often you’ll hear people saying this or that is Orwellian and it’s the government of Ninteen Eighty-Four that they’re referring to. Although I knew generally what the book was about, I … Continue reading

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What is love?

Happy Valentine’s Day, readers. While today is typically seen as a celebration of the love between two people in a romantic relationship, there’s no reason that it can’t be enjoyed as a celebration of love in all of its forms. … Continue reading

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Content Output

I realise that it’s been a couple of weeks since my last blog post, so o I thought it was time to give a little update. My content output has been a little lower for a while now, but I … Continue reading

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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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