Archive for June, 2016

Referendum Survival Kit

Posted in Uncategorized on June 23, 2016 by davidnm2009

All the key items...

Let’s face it, this referendum campaign has been a miserable experience, hasn’t it?

I’ve assembled the key items for my survival kit. Tomorrow I’ll either be having a drink to celebrate, or several drinks to compensate.

Foundation and Earth, by Isaac Asimov

Posted in Books, Reviews, Uncategorized with tags , on June 5, 2016 by davidnm2009

In this review, I’m going to admit to a controversial opinion. You see, unlike a lot of the fandom, I actually like some bits of this book. In many respect, F&E is a frustrating work. It has glimmerings of a genuine epic. It could have been so much more.

Instead, we got what happens at the end. To be honest, the whole book is a bit like Asimov’s version of Mass Effect 3: the potential is there, and bits of it even shine through here and there, but the end result falls flat.

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