Monthly Archives: April 2010

Organising pictures

Full size I’ve spent a lot of time in the past month trying to sort out pictures. Before I started there were roughly 8000 pictures, though a lot of them duplicates, stored in too many places, including two laptops [one of which switches off every 10-30 minutes], two external HDD’s, an iPod classic and online […]

Goodbye Halo 2

Microsoft ended the Live support Xbox 1.0 game this week and one of those games affected was Halo 2, a game I’ve played far too much over the years. ‘Fear the CAT‘ lists close to 5000 games played though I assume my other temporary Gamertags probably add another thousand to that. Fear the CAT‘s final […]

Blog Banter

Over two years ago bs angel started Blog Banter: Blog Banter is a group of bloggers passionate about video games. We enjoy getting together once a month to write about the same subject. You will be amazed at the different viewpoints so many people can have on the same exact topic. I took part twice: […]

Game Over Month 2010

This month I’m taking part in the Married Gamers Game Over Month or GOM for short. Started in 2009, Game Over Month offers gamers that chance to catch up on games that fell through the cracks or got lost in a sea of newer game releases. Games can be on virtually any platform including retro […]


I like winter and whilst I wouldn’t go as far as saying it’s my favourite season there’s something about the cold weather, darkness, fallen leaves and miserable weather. Gives an excuse to wear big jumpers, put on the fireplace and stay indoors. Of course part of that is also the pre-Christmas run-up which I mostly […]

Almost the end of an era

Even though my life can generally be described as nomadic and it is without routines lately, I’ve been making a lot of effort normalise it in the past year, especially seeing I dislike changes. This was helped by moving back to Reading where I still had some great friends, reconnected with past friends and met […]


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