Archive: January 2010

In the last couple of years, I’ve got into something of a subgenre. What it’s a subgenre of depends on who you talk to, or which bookshops you visit, but it appears to be the intersection of “Crime”, “Fantasy” and…

Ah, the first daily update fail. I went to a LARP event. I meant to queue some posts up for the weekend, but then I had a week of doing stuff every evening. Anyway, I had a weekend of roleplaying,…

This morning, I got to work. The bus stop outside my flat was out of use, because it’s at the bottom of a steep hill, and the buses don’t go down it when there’s a risk of, you know, death…

So, I’ve spent quite a while over the last few months playing Dragon Age. Less recently, because I hit another “I’ve screwed this up” bit, and I’m in the process of working up the grit to go back and redo…

So, Tony Hart, who used to present various art programs on Children’s BBC up until early last decade, had a small recurring character called “Morph”: Produced by Aardman animations, more famous – slightly – for Wallace and Gromit. For chrismas,…

I spend an awful lot of my time listening to music. Over the last year, Clare introduced me to a band called “Flipron”, who I like a great deal, and much later in the year was shown the wonders of…

(This would be the opening of chapter two, had the main character not had second thoughts about who he was and become the protagonist of a completely different book instead. Since I have nothing better to post today, you get…

It’s now nearly three years since I moved to London. Before London, Bedford. Before Bedford, Letchworth Garden City. Before Letchworth, Reading, Cambridge, Kent, Sunderland and initially Kent. London is the city I’ve spent the most time in apart from Kent.…

The new year. I’m in the Pembury, celebrating the start of another new year In London, almost my third. Last year was spent in brighton, but here the year before, playing new games (this year Dominion, 2008 flick chess) and…

M+ V- PS+ PE Y+ PGP t 5++ X R+ tv b+++ DI+ D++ G++ e+ h— r+>++ y? Happy New Year.