Is This The World We Created ?

I started watching "Orange Is The New Black" last night. Yep - that's right - I just started with the hugely successful TV show that's headed towards it's sixth season - and here I am, starting with season 1. I'm SO good at keeping up with all the cool kids.

Skull Island

After clearing the dinner things away this evening, we huddled around the TV in the living room, turned the volume up, and sat down to watch "Skull Island" together - the latest monster movie to arrive on Amazon.I was quite possibly the biggest monster movie fanatic in the known universe when I was young. I …

Anyone for Weiqi ?

Our eldest daughter is being taught Japanese at the school she visits twice a week, I think mainly because an insightful teacher realised it would be an “in” with her, after a conversation about Manga and Anime.At dinner she mentioned a board game the teacher had started to show her called “Go”. I will freely …

Warcraft

We watched "Warcraft" last night - the movie based on the massively multiplayer role playing game "World of Warcraft" (or more specifically the never-ending line of Warcraft role playing games, for the anal fans that will correct me immediately. There are rumours of a World of Warcraft sequel in the works).I remember when the movie came …

Shades of Anorak

After repeated requests from both my own children, and various children of friends that realised I might have the skills required to do it, I have installed a Minecraft server on the internet for them all to play on together. It's perhaps worth mentioning that I have only played Minecraft for a few hours, several …