Monthly Archives: December 2013

Predictions for 2014

It has become a bit of a tradition at this time of year, for me to make a few predicitions about the next twelve months. Admittedly, none of them have come true so far, but I’m bound to fluke one … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions

I hate doing things at random times; if I’m going to start a diet, I’ll do so on a Monday morning; if I’m going to get out of bed, I’ll wait until 7.45, rather than do it at 7.43. With … Continue reading

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Nathanael’s Christmas Roundup

I don’t have a great deal of time for this year’s Christmas roundup (Isaac has gone quiet, which is always a sign that I need to go and check what he’s up to), so I thought I’d provide a simple … Continue reading

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The youth of today

Dawn and I are considerate parents… We finished packing the car at 5am this morning, did everything we needed to, ate breakfast and drank coffee, set the heating, cleared the fridge and then, once all of that was done, we … Continue reading

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My top five Youtube videos

Every day there are probably tens of thousands of videos being uploaded to Youtube; some few hundred of them might be quite good and a handful might go viral and be shared around Facebook like a bad cold. However, most … Continue reading

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Here be drag… um, spoilers…

Seriously, if you’ve not seen the new Hobbit film yet, there are some fairly major spoilers below. So, I went to see the Hobbit a couple of days ago with my brother-in-law and his fiancee – I didn’t go with … Continue reading

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Superior Super Sequels

Many years ago, I had a discussion at university regarding the lack of movie sequels that were superior to the originals. At the time, there were really very few out there… Empire Strikes Back (quite contentious) and Godfather Part II … Continue reading

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