Author Archives: Adam Randall

Doctor Who: The Forgotten by Tony Lee

The Tenth Doctor era of Doctor Who is one of my favourites and one for which I have a great deal of nostalgia. Back then, there was quite a divide between “classic” and “new” Doctor Who and it was fairly … Continue reading

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Words of Affection

Today, I wanted to do something a little different for a blog post. Instead of telling a specific story or anything like that, I decided to do a kind of mood board of words. Perhaps it’s a little artsy and … Continue reading

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Our Impact on Others

I have a feeling that none of us ever truly comprehend the positive impact that we have on the people in our lives. I’ve certainly known many of my very best friends to severely underestimate the extent to which I … Continue reading

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Super Mario Run

After Miitomo, it was obviously only going to be a matter of time before Mario himself made his first official appearance on smartphones. But even though I knew it was coming, I have to say that at the time, the … Continue reading

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The Value of Online Chats

Before I start this blog post, I would like to write a bit of a disclaimer: I find online chat systems very useful. I use several of them and I use them regularly. They’re a great facilitator for social interactions … Continue reading

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Smiley Face Badges

I was walking through the streets of Chippenham on my lunch break today, when I passed an enthusiastic stranger. “Yes!” he shouted loudly, “yes! Smiley badge man! Yes!” Apparently he quite liked the smiley face badge that I wear. I … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain

Tom Sawyer is one of those literary characters who are so ingrained into the public consciousness, that even if you don’t know anything about him, the name will still sound familiar. This was kind of the situation I was in … Continue reading

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Rap Battle

Though only a short one, today’s Trusty Water Blog anecdote tells a wholesome and heartwarming rap battle-based story. I’d wager you don’t know too many tales which could be described like that now, do you? No, the movie 8 Mile … Continue reading

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Nintendo and Friends (a social media experiment)

I’m afraid that today’s blog post isn’t a particularly exciting one, but I wanted to talk a little about a project I’ve been working on recently. It’s a bit of an experiment really, but I was thinking about how I’m … Continue reading

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Wii Shop Channel

I’m sad about the Wii Shop Channel being shut down, just like I was when Miiverse was taken down. Though I will admit that I’ve not bought anything from it in a couple of years, it’s something that I have … Continue reading

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