Lifestyle

2017: My Year in Review (and in Gifs)

I look back on my 2017 of geekery, busy-ness and life changes.

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Books

What I’ve Been Reading: November 2017 Book Reviews

This month has been exceptionally slow for reading. In fact, it's probably been the slowest reading month I've had in over a year. I'm not really sure if this even qualifies for a round-up, but here are mini-reviews for the two books I've read this month. Babylon's Ashes James S. A. Corey Goodreads “I thought… Continue reading What I’ve Been Reading: November 2017 Book Reviews

Lifestyle, me, Science and Technology

Google, Sexism and Freedom of Speech

Do you want to know how many times I've heard that as a woman I'm somehow less capable of doing a certain job? That women are generally less intelligent than men, that they're less hardworking, that they're not as good at coping with high-stress jobs?

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.

Geek Culture, Lifestyle, me

Meeting Robin Hobb // Current Geeky and Non-Geeky Favourites

In this post, I talk about what it was like to meet one of my favourite fantasy authors, and discuss the TV series, films, books, and everything else I've been enjoying lately.

Television

Why I Can’t Stop Watching ‘Riverdale’

Since I recently discovered 'Riverdale', I haven't been able to stop watching. So what is it about 'Riverdale' that makes it so addictive?

Television

6 Things I Already Love About ‘Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events’ on Netflix

As a long-time fan of the book series, here are just a few of the things I already love about the Netflix series (no plot spoilers), along with some of my favourite quotes from the books.

Television

My Thoughts on ‘Sherlock’ Season 4

'Sherlock' is a series I've been incredibly fond of from the start. As for season 4, my thoughts are conflicted.

films

‘Doctor Strange’ Spoiler-Free Review

As soon as they cast Benedict Cumberbatch in the role of Stephen Strange, we all knew Marvel couldn't go far wrong with this one. Put one of the world's most beloved actors in a comic book adaptation from one of the world's most beloved comic book publishers, and you've already built a strong foundation for… Continue reading ‘Doctor Strange’ Spoiler-Free Review

Geek Culture, Lifestyle

What a Role-Playing Game Taught Me About Self-Image

In which 'Masks' taught me a new mechanic to add to the game they call "real life".