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Rebellions Are Built On Hope!

If you want the short answer: I really enjoyed Rogue One and I’m looking forward to watching it a good few more times when the option to watch it from home comes along (I tend not to do multiple cinema viewings). It’s not perfect, it has some weaknesses, but I …

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3 Months on The YouTube

In just under two weeks time it will be 3-months to the day that I posted my first video on YouTube, though I’d been considering starting to post YouTube content 2-3 months ahead of that as I considered thinking about a solo holiday. I’d set Christmas as a review point …

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Gaming Moments

The earliest memories of video games within the home I have is the devices my friends had, whether it be an Atari VCS or spending ages typing in the code from a magazine to play some game on a ZX81. Those ZX81 games always had lofty ideas behind them but …

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Climbing Roseberry Topping

Last weekend something hit me that occasionally happens, often on a Sunday. I just get a bit down. It wasn’t that I was drastically down, just a bit morose. Why it often happens on a Sunday I don’t fully know, but it is what it is. What came out of …

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The PLAY Expo Experience

So, I went to PLAY Expo last weekend. It was meant to be my next big vlogging thing after the Disney World trip. Suffice to say it didn’t work out as expected and I learned some things from it in terms of vlogging in the future and the types of …

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Disney World 2016 – The Best of Days

After the conflicted end to the first day of the trip I was determined to just make a go of it today. I knew if I let the rot set in that would be it and in a couple more days I’d be really just wanting to go home. The …

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Disney World 2016 – Not The Greatest of Days

First days. Long flights. Staying up for an epic amount of hours. US customs. Having the Magic Kingdom the very first park I was going to visit on my holiday? What the hell was I thinking? Looking back at that sequence of events at the end of the day (on …

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Disney World 2016 – Of vLogs and Solo Holidays

So, I’ve posted my first vLog. Well, my first vlog that has been made public, there has been a couple of experiments that have stayed set to private, such as uploading, camera, outside vlogging and quality tests. The vlog is part of an experiment, part of that experiment has passed and …

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Planning….Disney Style

Since deciding to go on this crazy ass solo trip to Disney World there has been various degree of planning. The good news is, as all of this has kicked in, I haven’t had the ‘what have I done?’ moment yet. This means my subconscious is pretty secure in the …

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