This weekend I was lucky enough to be able to attend Replay Expo. Held in Norbreck Castle hotel in Blackpool, Replay is a two day video gaming event featuring both classic retro machines and games as well as the latest releases. So. Many. Highlights.(more...)
Googling myself is something I do from time to time and, from time to time, it turns up a surprise. This time, the surprise turned up was that one of the search results was a link to a Times Online article that mentions my earlier post, “25 Random Things About Me”.(more...)
This weekend saw the return of the highest rated comedy show in BBC history. Space based cult sitcom Red Dwarf returned to UK screens after a nine year hiatus, not on the BBC as before, but on satellite channel Dave which has resurrected the show for a three part special, Red Dwarf: Back To Earth.
When we last saw the Boys From The ‘Dwarf back in 1999, they were in trouble. Red Dwarf itself was being consumed by metal eating space bacteria and on the verge of breaking apart. The crew had abandoned ship, our heroes Lister, Cat, Kryten and Kochanski had fled to a mirror universe leaving Rimmer trapped on the burning mothership with the Grim Reaper and a vending machine with a bad attitude.
How did they get out of that one?(more...)
If you’ve come here expecting girv dot net, DON’T PANIC! After running the Wee Doors Banging blog on girv dot net for around a year, I found that I was writing articles covering three main topics: technical, cycling and “everything else”. Taking stock, I felt that these three subjects didn’t belong under one roof, so I’ve recently carried out a bit of reorganisation and split the original blog out into two standalone sites under their own domains. I now maintain four “personal” sites covering different topics…(more...)