In 1990 an American attorney called Mike Godwin made an observation about the nature of the prolonged debate on the internet, and coined a phrase that has since been referred to as “Godwin’s Law”: "As an online discussion grows longer, the probability of a comparison involving Hitler approaches 1” This can apply almost any discussion … Continue reading Freedom Vs Fear, or; America can only be great when it is great for everyone.
As a follow up to my review of the much enjoyed Loot Crate yesterday, the "Origins" theme carries on to the deluxe version. Obviously, there will be spoilers from here on out so be warned, and if you want to give these a go yourself feel free to use my link here. When first opening the … Continue reading Loot Crate DX January 2017, Review – or; A concise critique or the higher priced LC .
From time to time I will do reviews of nice things I get in the post. As a lot of these come from the U.S and takes a while to get here it won't usually be cutting edge info but obviously, spoilers ahead. (group shot at the bottom of the page!) If you want to … Continue reading Loot Crate January 2017 Review, or; unboxing the core crate with the theme “Origins”
I have recently embarked on a new step of trying to upgrade the way we live into a “smart home”, in particular in terms of lighting. In our home, we have a mix of energy saving bulbs and spotlights in groups of three. Most particularly in the bedroom and living room, we have two each … Continue reading Hue, Review -or; How I put a little more light and colour in my life.
I consider myself a fan of cinema. Actually, I suppose I am a fan of story telling and I think that while a story can be told by anyone, it only becomes really valuable when the story is well told. As background, I can say that at College I studied the art of storytelling in … Continue reading Wes Anderson, Auteur -or; How I Finally Chose A Favourite Film.
For this Blog post, I want to talk about a great engineering project which after many stalls, delays and re-thinks Britain may soon be about to undertake, the Tidal Lagoon Project. This nation has had a long history of leading the way in engineering, Stephenson and his Rocket, Brunel and the SS Great Britain, Parsons … Continue reading Renewable Energy, Renewed Hope – or; the brief unqualified argument for support of the Swansea Tidal Lagoon Project (with citations)
As some may already have noted in previous blog post's, I am a graduate and studied as a mature student. This was not a decision I took lightly in the beginning. When I was in Secondary education I always thought I would go to university, I just never decided what I would do. I really … Continue reading Dream, deferred – or; why I enrolled as an adult learner.
I am a keen facebook user, at one time I think there were a myspace and a Habbo hotel account (through which I met a friend who I am still friends with today, must be some 16-17 years now) and a few others along the way. I am fairly sure at this stage that Facebook … Continue reading Hashtag, Politics
As has probably become clear I have started a new blog on January 1st. I did this because I felt like I had some things I wanted to write about and that while I had an afternoon free I started with WordPress (as recommended by the Wife, check her blog out). I was speaking to … Continue reading New Years Resolutions – or why the calander should not work as an incentive
Thanks to those who responded to my review this week of "The pig that wants to be eaten", I am pleased to update you and confirm that Jonathan has adopted my spare copy now. Thanks, keep reading!