Continuing The Japanese Theme


Following on from a recent post of mine where I spoke about learning Japanese, I thought I’d share some of the Japanese things I’ve been up to since. Continue reading


Star Trek Discoveries


Full disclosure, I’m not a big fan of Star Trek but I have enjoyed watching the series when I was a kid and teenager. I have fond memories of watching Trek with my mum, and having her realise she has a nerdy streak when she got super hyper after discovering a Voyager episode she had never seen before is something I’ll treasure. So, I approached the new series on Netflix as a casual fan. Continue reading

Installing My New Language – 日本語


I certainly wish I could download knowledge as quickly as Neo and Trinity in the Matrix, but alas, I shall have to install the hard way, hours and hours of study. This particular upgrade is Japanese! It’s something I’ve wanted to learn for a number of years now and I’ve recently finished my first year of study and am about to start my second. I figured it’s the perfect time to reflect on what I’ve picked up. Continue reading

Spiderman Homecoming: My Personal Highlights


As a fan of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), naturally I headed to the cinema to see the new Spiderman film. Lots of people have been covering the movie, as it’s not just the next chapter in the MCU, but the result of successful negotiations between Marvel and Sony to allow Spiderman to be included in their sprawling cinematic epic. So, I thought I’d simply share what my personal highlights from the film were. Continue reading