Category Archives: 2017

What’s behind Door #2?

Day two of the advent calendars. Althea pulled Blue Raspberry Millions….which she proceeded to declare “I don’t like Blue Raspberry”….so she is 0 for 2 so far in Millions! Elle’s candle was a white one. Theres apparently a key underneath … Continue reading

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Advent Calendars – Day 1

Merry Christmas everyone. Welcome to the start of December and everyone’s favourite day. You have probably had the Advent Calendars in the house since around August and now it’s finally time to open up Door #1 on the run up … Continue reading

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Molly’s Game

Based on the book of the same name, “Molly’s Game” is the true story of the life of Molly Bloom, a young Olympic skiing prospect, turned High-Stakes Poker Game Host, turned government target. Molly, a beautiful young woman (played by … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi Fight Stick Console Build pt2

Back on with this today. Picked up a pack of 3M strong hanging strips from ASDA today. It’s basically like a form of velcro that holds really fast. I wasn’t sure whether it would work but it would be worth … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi Fight Stick Console Build pt1

So I have branched out into the world of the Raspberry Pi. After a while hearing about these things, and never really thinking too much about them, this past weekend I saw one in action…game…changer! I had to get aboard…so … Continue reading

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Faith in humans restored

So a few weeks ago, Althea was spotting a Finding Dory poster daily near our house. It was one of the Sky TV posters advertising movies. One day, the poster disappeared. It was replaced with a generic Sky One poster. … Continue reading

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Gains, Train and Automob-eels

Can I just start off by saying I think I might have excelled myself in the Headline stakes here – “Gains, Train and Automob-eels” might be my greatest moment. Lets see how everything fits together. So Saturday started off, as … Continue reading

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Fatter, not fitter :(

Let myself down on Slimming World this week. Put 2.5lb on. Deserved it…moving along. Blaming it on a workmate bringing a load of American sweets back from Florida, plus pick n mix at the cinema, plus not swimming as much…oh … Continue reading

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Happy Death Day : Groundhog Day’s Grisly Update

Going into Happy Death Day, I had seen the trailer once and read a vague synopsis of the film so didn’t know what to really expect. But being from the makers of The Purge and Get Out, anything could happen. … Continue reading

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The Snowman : Definitely not Walking In The Air

I went into The Snowman expecting a tense thriller with great writing and set pieces and twists and turns aplenty. What I got was a flat film with zero thrill and beautiful scenery. But unless you are watching “Norway : … Continue reading

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