Monthly Archives: November 2014

Weekly Roundup for 30 Nov 2014

Strike Back: Shadow Warfare Episode 3: So, if you like Strike Back, you’ll probably enjoy season 4, but I’ve said that before. This time, I want register another issue with the writing. Dougray Scott plays ex-SAS, now assassin for hire … Continue reading

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Dragonmeet: 6 December in London, UK

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Weekly Roundup for 23 Nov 2014

Strike Back: Shadow Warfare. I’ve watched the first two episodes of season four of Strike Back. It looks like they are still filming in South Africa, and using it as both Columbia and Beirut. Now, I think it does okay … Continue reading

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Crying For Education

Why has this place been so quiet? There are three reasons: my work is gearing up, I’ve started an 8 week International Relations course, and I’ve started playing Far Cry 3. The less said about work, the better. I do … Continue reading

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Weekly Roundup for 9 November 2014

I’ve had a busy week. I finished a 5,000 word freelance assignment and got a chance to take in Interstellar. I’ve also worked a bit on my Borderlands-esque fiction and a short story I started. Be that as it may, … Continue reading

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Interstellar, A Review

I saw Interstellar last night and I was blown away. If you read nothing else in this review, read this: You should see Interstellar. I’m not saying everyone in the world should but if you read something like this blog, … Continue reading

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Snowpiercer, a Review

Given that I’m a fan of South Korean cinema, I was very interested to hear that Bong Joon-ho, the award-winning director of the speculative fiction movie the Host, was set to direct a post-apocalyptic action movie based on a French … Continue reading

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The Fantastical in the Fantasy

Here I am, with a new idea and almost 2,000 words into a new story and I come to the realization that it’s not really a fantasy story. I’ve always considered fantasy stories as not just stories that happen in … Continue reading

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Weekly Roundup for 2 November 2014

Strike Back, Season 3: This week didn’t see as much Netflix watching. I’m catching up on Season 3. I’m up to episode 6. I like that they are geographically limiting the stories to the area in which they are filming … Continue reading

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