Seven years a blogger!

Seven years ago today, I wrote my first ever blog post. It was short, to the point and without any pictures. It was also the most uncomfortable thing I've ever written. Not because I was putting myself out there, you understand. I was a journalist back then, so was already familiar with that. It was ...

Dances with woodlice

I write this post while taking part in the boss battle that is the end of a really nasty virus. I haven't felt so ill in ages. My energy has been completely sapped, my limbs have ached, my voice has been replaced by a largely inarticulate groaning sound and my brain hurts. To all intents and purposes, ...

Dawn of the Dad

I’ve always loved zombie films; there’s nothing quite like the chaos that ensues when a group of mismatched survivors hide away from an ever-increasing army of the undead and, one by one, succumb to the inevitable in the name of entertainment. The thing I like most in these films is not the clunky plot and dialogue, ...