On Being an Idiot in Finland

I visited the lovely land of Finland recently, and I have many things to report. One, it is a lovely place. Sunny without being humid (unlike my beloved Britain), cool and clear waters, and beautiful landscapes. Two, it’s bloody expensive to buy beer. According to the Finns I asked, Finland used to have a terrible…

Gamaran has ended, not with a bang, but a whimper.

WARNING: I’m going to attempt to avoid spoilers, but some things can’t really be avoided in a criticism of the ending. If you’re interested, go and read it. It’s only 195 chapters long. Gamaran is a manga series written by the Japanese mangaka, Nakamura Yousuke. It follows the main character, Kurogane Gama, as he takes…

Welcome to the House of Fun

Welcome to my blog! If you’re reading this post, it means one of three things. One, you’ve stumbled across this page in the first few days of the blog being properly live, in which case: hi, I’m new around here. Be frugal with the lube. Two, I’ve forgotten about this blog entirely, in which case:…