Post-Brexit Britain Doesn’t Exist

‘Brexit’ is a concept. As concepts go, it’s possibly one of the least agreed upon ones in history. It’s also a fairly unique one in how it insights extremes in us: hope or despair, joy or anger, division or unity. It evokes these extremes because we all have a different idea of what ‘Brexit’ actually means (and no, it doesn’t…


Posted: November 7th, 2019
Categories: life, politics

Honor Play Review

Despite being a bit of a smartphone nerd and regularly researching the latest releases, the last time I changed my phone was 2-and-a-half years ago when I purchased the OnePlus 3. I’ve always preferred stock (or at least near stock) Android, so I’ve stepped a little outside my comfort zone here by buying the latest release from Huawei’s sub-brand Honor:…


Posted: October 7th, 2018
Categories: mobile, reviews, tech, life

The Last 3 Years (In Pictures)

The last 3 years have seen some of most fundamentally important and significant changes of my life. Thankfully, most of them have been good! I don’t write these posts very often, so when I do, they tend to be quite long. Instead, I’m going to buck that trend here, and have this post helpfully summarised in pictures…

1. Amy and I…


Posted: September 14th, 2017
Categories: life

The Move to Southsea

Earlier this year, my partner and I embraced our inner middle-aged selves and made the fairly fundamental life decision to move away from the hustle and bustle of the big city. We traded in our inner city jobs and our 1 bed flat in East London for higher paying jobs and a cheaper 2 bed house in the sea and…


Posted: October 29th, 2016
Categories: life

Budget Gaming Rig Still Going Strong

This time last year I built a budget-but-powerful gaming rig. Lately however, I keep thinking that I should improve it. I keep looking at nvidia’s new series of graphics cards, and at more powerful processors… so I’m writing this article to remind myself why my gaming rig is still perfectly good as it is, and why I don’t need to…


Posted: October 2nd, 2016
Categories: tech, video games, life