Star Wars: The Force Awakens [SPOILER HEAVY]

Unless you’ve been living in a galaxy far, far away, you’ll no doubt be aware there’s a new Star Wars film out. We booked our tickets almost two months ago and have been carefully avoiding potential spoilers until our turn to see it came around. To say Lizzie has been a little bit excited would […]

Favourite Festive Films

We’re going to see the new Star Wars film on Tuesday with subtitles (please, no spoilers!), and, from the sounds of it, it’s doing really well. Lizzie is beside herself with excitement. People are calling it ‘epic’ and ‘nostalgic’ and having a musical score to remember: all the things you’d expect from a good Christmas film […]

The Shop Around The Corner

In response to The Daily Post prompt ‘No Apologies’, mine has to be You’ve Got Mail, starring Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks; a film where two polar opposites attract via the World Wide Web.  Her: the sentimental owner of The Shop Around The Corner; a little old-fashioned bookstore full of heart. Him: the pragmatic son […]

Pride & Joy: A Wizard of Earthsea

It won’t have escaped your notice that i’m trying to breathe new life into my blog these days. I’m midway through a big clear out and reshuffle; fixing up the old teenage angst and – dare I say it – consigning the drivel to the trash. I’m trying to ensure my posts head in a clearer direction rather than […]


The first of my reviews (finally) of the selection of games generously included in the AGS Bake Sale bundle and what an opening it is. Entrapment is a game by Stuart Lilford, aka Tenacious Stu, of Lightbulb Games created using Adventure Game Studio and first prototyped back in January 2011 when he was at University. The finished game sees the main […]