Author Archives: Adam Randall

Kindness vs. Niceness vs. Politeness

Something I’ve been thinking a lot about recently is the difference between kindness, niceness and politeness. Without giving it too much thought, you may think that the three things are pretty much the same – and it is true that … Continue reading

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Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels

When most people think of Super Mario Bros. 2 they think of the game with vegetables and Shy Guys and Wart and Birdo, but not many of them think of the real Super Mario Bros. 2 or Super Mario Bros.: … Continue reading

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Smash Spirits and Absent Friends

I’ve recently been quite addicted to the game Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. It’s pretty darn good and I strongly recommend it. Its reinvigorated my interest in a series which had recently failed to excite me as much. One particularly appealing … Continue reading

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The Torrent of Time

This evening I happened to come across an old blog post I wrote in 2011 called The Flow of Time. At the time, I was just about to leave the Corsham School and that blog post was a nostalgic reflection … Continue reading

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Snake Pass

When I try to think of games where you play as a snake, other than the classic mobile game, I can’t really think of anything. What’s so amazing about Snake Pass, is that it is the only game I know … Continue reading

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Paul Hanley’s Amazing Doctor Who Art

As an independent creative, I feel it is my responsibility to share the work of other independent creatives from time to time and today I want to draw your attention to the art of Paul Hanley. As I mentioned in … Continue reading

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Animal Crossing reviews:

Year Game Score 2002 Animal Crossing 9.4/10 2005 Animal Crossing: Wild World 9.5/10 2008 Super Smash Bros. Brawl ¹ 9.5/10 2008 Animal Crossing: Let’s Go to the City (City Folk) 9/10 2012 Animal Crossing: New Leaf 9.5/10 2012 Puzzle Swap … Continue reading

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Saying Your Name

People enjoy hearing their name said out loud by others. From what I’ve heard, doing this is a useful way to get people to trust you. Of course, it won’t always work, but generally speaking, it’s supposed to have a … Continue reading

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Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris

Prior to reading this book, I knew absolutely nothing about David Sedaris, or even anything about what he wrote: not even the genre. Now having finished it, I feel as though I not only understand his writing style, but I … Continue reading

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Reading Together

One of my favourite activities to do myself is reading. I love it, of course. Reading is cool and I have that printed on a t-shirt. I could take for granted that you already agree and understand, but then this … Continue reading

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