Respect

I have a little bit of a bugbear at the moment and as the title suggests it’s around that little thing called respect. Let’s get the first bit straight, I dont do things for a pat on the head or a well done.In truth those things make me uncomfortable, however when I give up my […]

The Kobayashi Maru

For non Star Trek fans the title of this post has likely raised a WTF? reaction. The Kobayashi Maru is a training simulation which cannot be won. It is designed to test how a person reacts in the face of such adversity. In Star Trek canon James Kirk “cheats” by reprogramming the test refusing to accept […]

The Biscuit Gamer

Trying to define what is a gamer is a long and arduous task and something that has been done to death. I consider gaming to be an inclusive hobby ranging through PC gamers, consoles and mobile. In my opinion if you play games on your mobile, this makes you a gamer. For me it’s not […]

Star Wars and I

Unless you’ve been living under a rock you may have noticed that Star Wars is now back in full swing and Episode 8 is now winding down at the cinema. The fuss has died down sufficiently that I feel I can discuss something a bit more personal about it without denting the collective excitement. I […]

The Miscarriage Survival Guide

Please excuse the flippant name for such a serious subject. Why am I doing this? Quite simply for my own benefit to either get it off my chest or that warm fuzzy feeling that my words MIGHT help someone someday. So, miscarriage, it’s a fantastically taboo subject that my partner and I have endured three […]