Month: May 2016

Evolution of car technology

An underwater car.

Disclosure: This is a collaborative post. I’ve managed to avoid learning to drive for almost 20 years. That may be coming to an end before long, however, now that Kate and I are outnumbered by children. I’ve always had a fascination with technology though and, if I do find myself reluctantly behind the wheel, I’ll be nonetheless …

The farce awakens

A man wearing a Star Wars hat and pretending to look pleased about it. The farce awakens.

A long time ago in a studio far, far away, a film was made about the forces of good and evil doing battle in space. It was quite successful and two more films followed. Followed years later by a second trilogy. And several more years later, another one. As you can probably tell from my …

Win a Robinson Crusoe prize bundle!

A still from the new Robinson Crusoe film, featuring all of the characters.

Disclosure: This is a paid collaboration. The much-anticipated Robinson Crusoe film hits cinema screens later this week (6 May) and this is your chance to win a prize bundle to celebrate its release. The animated film offers a completely new take on the classic story by Daniel Defoe, with action and adventure aplenty. The eponymous hero finds …