Author Archives: Adam Randall

Mysteries of the World

With a global pandemic on, I’m not going out and doing things quite as often as I did before. This hasn’t made me bored, because I have plenty of books and video games to keep me occupied, though it has … Continue reading

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The Boy in Striped Pyjamas by John Boyne

This novel is the holocaust as seen through the eyes of a child. It’s as harrowing as I’m sure you are imagining it to be. Thankfully, it’s entirely fictional, but it does a good job of highlighting the very real … Continue reading

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Top 10 Things to Look Forward to as Lockdown Eases

This is it! The lockdown is finally being eased. In these happy and glorious times, I thought it would be nice to write a blog post on all of the things we can look forward to doing once again as … Continue reading

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Excitebike

Excitebike is one of Nintendo’s much older games, older even than Super Mario Bros. so if you’re someone who struggles to get into retro games, this probably isn’t going to be for you. In fact, when I first played it … Continue reading

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Top 10 Songs from Anathema

Today I have the second in my series of Top 10 playlists. Last time I did The Beatles and today I’ve done a very different band: Anathema. While The Beatles were once my favourite, they were dethroned by Anathema. Though … Continue reading

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The Disaster Artist by Greg Sestero and Tom Bissell

If you’ve ever seen The Room, you’ll know it’s just about the most bizarre movie ever made. Supposedly a serious drama, you’ll find it full of extremely oddball humour born out of the fact that all of the character are … Continue reading

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Global Quiz

Every summer I like to organise a meal out in Nando’s with all of the friends that I know. It’s always a really exciting day and something I look forward to. Of course, what with the ongoing global pandemic, it … Continue reading

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The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening

This was only the second Zelda game that I ever played – as you can imagine, I feel a great deal of nostalgia for it and I am very fond of it. However, I don’t think my fondness is entirely … Continue reading

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John-Boy Walton and the Fight Against Fascism

Donald Trump recently tweeted that ANTIFA has now been classified as a terrorist organisation. Considering the fact that ANTIFA isn’t actually an organisation and just a word used to describe the community of people who oppose fascism, it’s very concerning … Continue reading

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Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl

Growing up, I had quite a fondness for foxes and I was also very fond of the few Roald Dahl novels I was aware of. As such, I was pretty intrigued by Fantastic Mr. Fox, but for whatever reason, I … Continue reading

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