Author Archives: Adam Randall

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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Vigilante

A couple of months ago, my housemate Sophie and I were heading down to our local Morrison’s (this isn’t part of the story, but I just want to say that Morrison’s is a pretty great supermarket) and it was fairly … Continue reading

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StreetPass Mii Plaza game reviews:

Year Game Score 2011 StreetPass Quest 6.5/10 2011 Puzzle Swap 7/10 2011 StreetPass Quest II 6.7/10 2013 StreetPass Garden 6.6/10 2014 Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS ยน 8.9/10 2015 StreetPass Zombies 8/10 2015 StreetPass Fishing 8.3/10 2015 Super Mario … Continue reading

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The First Day of University

I was watching The Waltons the other day and I came to the classic episode “The First Day” which is about John-Boy’s first day at Boatwright University. I always enjoy watching it, because it always reminds me of my own … Continue reading

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Orlando: A Biography by Virginia Woolf

It’s hard to even begin to describe Orlando. It’s such a weird book, but that’s not to say it isn’t good, because it is actually amazing. It starts as if it’s a fairly straight autobiography of a man named Orlando … Continue reading

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The Optimist

I recently returned to a call centre that I’d worked at a couple of years previously. It was interesting to see how much the workplace had changed in that time, both in terms of their policies, but also in terms … Continue reading

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Spyro 2: Gateway to Glimmer

Spyro 2 is pretty much the ideal video game sequel. At its heart, it follows the same formula as its predecessor, but it enhances that formula while adding in several new features. Though I loved the original, it didn’t take … Continue reading

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