Film, theatre

David Tennant in ‘Don Juan in Soho’: Mini Theatre Review

A short review of my trip to see David Tennant in 'Don Juan in Soho' earlier this week.

Television

Westworld Season 1 Finale Wrap-Up

Westworld: a place where science fiction meets western thriller, where cowboys meet robots, and nothing (and for that matter, no one) is what it seems. This week, the premiere season of Westworld came to a close with its season finale, "The Bicameral Mind", and we saw some of the season's storylines come to a climax.… Continue reading Westworld Season 1 Finale Wrap-Up

Books

What I’ve been Reading: June/July Reviews

Some gritty cyberpunk, some 80s high fantasy, and the perfect space opera.

Gaming, Geek Culture, Science and Technology

Meet Virtual Reality – and Meet its Limitations

With keen early-adopters starting to receive the Oculus Rift today, you wouldn't be blamed for thinking that we've finally made it into the world of virtual reality gaming. But despite how attainable this technology might seem, and indeed it is - the first Oculus Rift was hand-delivered by its creator, Palmer Lucky this weekend - the question still remains: is this technology ready to be adopted by the masses?

Psychology and Mental Health, Science, Science and Technology

States of Mind: Tracing the Edges of Consciousness Review

I have no shame in saying that I am a big¬†fan of The Wellcome Trust. I have a lot of admiration for their ability to engage the public with science, and it was actually their editorial team who gave me my first ever paid writing job, an article¬†about cell division for Big Picture. So naturally,… Continue reading States of Mind: Tracing the Edges of Consciousness Review

Books, Geek Culture, Podcasts & Videos

5 Book Series To Read If You Like ‘Game of Thrones’

Tired of waiting for The Winds of Winter? Need your daily dose of complex characters, politics and fantasy? Here are my top five recommendations if you like Game of Thrones/A Song of Ice and Fire.