The Horror Half-Dozen – 6 Movies to watch on Halloween that you probably haven’t seen

    Trick R Treat This film had a non theatrical release in 2007 to little to no fanfare. It’s sort of the Pulp Fiction of the Horror genre – Four loosely connected tales all occurring on one Halloween night. What I love most about this film is that it is first and foremost a Halloween… Continue reading The Horror Half-Dozen – 6 Movies to watch on Halloween that you probably haven’t seen

Why I love Wrestling (explained using mostly GIFs)

  “You still watch wrestling?” That’s usually the reaction I get when I mention to the average Joe that I enjoy that unique hybrid of live-action theatre and performance art known as professional wrestling. Usually it’s followed up by “But, it’s all fake isn’t it?” Years ago I would have burst into a defensive spiel,… Continue reading Why I love Wrestling (explained using mostly GIFs)

The Road to, on and after the 2016 London Marathon

According to my social media account, it was the 22nd May 2015 when I received the confirmation that my place in the 2016 London Marathon was secured. I joked that Mo Farah would have some competition. I was cocky. I was confident. I had no idea what I had gotten myself in to. At that point, I… Continue reading The Road to, on and after the 2016 London Marathon

Survival of the Fittest – The best/worst urban assault course ever

  A couple of weeks ago I participated in the 2017 Survival of the Fittest event in London. My entry was haphazardly thrown together at the last minute, hoping to squeeze one more race in this summer. Although I’m beginning to lean away from distance running (seriously, screw cardio), the event’s website listed the distance as only 10k, so at worst… Continue reading Survival of the Fittest – The best/worst urban assault course ever

Why Everyone Loves Game of Thrones

  Whether it’s the books or the TV series, you’ll be hard pressed to find anyone anywhere who hasn’t heard of George R R Martin’s epic fantasy franchise. Oddly, you’ll probably have trouble finding anyone among them who dislikes the series. Sure, some fans make think that season was slow or that book was weak, but in general it seems… Continue reading Why Everyone Loves Game of Thrones