To clarify - what follows is a work of fiction. I'm sure there'll be an epic fail of the same proportion with my name on it... In the meantime I'll be living in dread awaiting it. (clears throat) * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * … Continue reading Britannia’s secret weapon – writing challenge 2
I love spontaneity. Within reason - as in, I love a spontaneous chocolate bar from time to time, and everyone knows a spontaneous night out (whilst messier) is FAR more fun than an organised party. But sometimes there's those moments in life when circumstances produce the most absurd opportunities where you just say "screw it, this … Continue reading A lifetime’s gaming for one moment
Oh man... I'm still curled in the fetal position right now - missing the heat, the sounds, the smells, the music, the culture, the constant companionship, the mosquito provoked insomnia, the endless application of factor 50... Ahhh... It wasn't an adventurous holiday, it was safe and lazy and slightly alcoholic - but it was perfect … Continue reading Why our last day of holiday wasn’t sad…
So a man approached me today - stopped his car right beside me. Driving forwards he was! I was almost too flummoxed to answer his question, and what a peculiar question it was... "Why in God's name is everyone walking backwards!" He exclaimed, right in my face - before I could politely turn my back … Continue reading Why is everyone walking backwards – Writing challenge 1
Hi there! Sorry it's been so long since I've written. As much as I've been taught not to believe in writer's block, I've been unable to bring myself to post anything. It's not for lack of things to write about, I've just lacked confidence putting it on paper. It's odd really. At face value I … Continue reading Learning from experience
I can't be one of those people who commits 100% to the world of gaming. For one, it's an expensive pastime, and I've a chronic need to spend all available change on food. Really though, it's because I've got critical (or fussy) about the games I play. Nowadays I consult dozens of reviews before making … Continue reading Why ‘From Software’ and ‘CD Projekt Red’ ruined gaming for me
It's that time of year again. The time when gaming fans inundate themselves in syrupy hype over the unreleased skeletons of games they probably won't buy. The time when the non-gaming community are harassed online by adverts and trailers as large corporations chuck money at Google to make their products visible. You (probably didn't) guessed … Continue reading Have Playstation done it again?