The Grim Darkness of the Future

The Grim Darkness of the Future

In the grim darkness of the far future, there is only war. And continually losing battles of Warhammer 40k, apparently. At least for me. The people who have known me since living in Luton will know I used to regularly go to a table top gaming club where, amongst other games, I primarily played Warhammer 40k, a table tap miniature game set in the far future. When I then moved up North for a while, and then back down South…

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The Death of Democracy – Yet Another Blog Post About Brexit… sort of

The Death of Democracy – Yet Another Blog Post About Brexit… sort of

Brexit, the gift the keeps giving. Or taking. Or sort of sits in the corner of the room, sleeping, occasionally letting out a long wet fart to let you know it still exists. Or something. It’s weird to think that it was 23 June 2016 that the EU Referendum took place. It’s dragged on that long that it feels like it has been a lifetime, yet so little has actually happened it equally could have happened just last week. As…

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2019 – Stepping in the right direction

2019 – Stepping in the right direction

2018 was a hell of a year for me. I am still not sure that I am completely comfortable talking about it quite so openly yet, but I can say I am doing better now and despite everything negative, I am trying to concentrate on the positive outcomes, not least how much I learned about myself. The biggest change to come out of 2018 though is a huge positive. I am back in Yorkshire. West Yorkshire this time, but only…

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Review: Chvrches – Love Is Dead

Review: Chvrches – Love Is Dead

A strong album title, Love is Dead is Chvrches third studio album. And although it still sounds like Chvrches, with Lauren Mayberry’s vocals as great as ever, it is undeniably an evolution of their style as a band. This should not be a surprise really, given they have for the first time enlisted the help of co-producers, and the album sounds, and feels, the better for it. And I genuinely mean that as a compliment, The Bones of What You…

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