Visit the REAL Los Santos – GTA5 Californian Road Trip

Grand Theft Auto 5 is the latest installment of the Rockstar classic heist video game. GTA:V transcended both 7th and 8th generation consoles, having originally been released in September 2013 and then re-worked, and re-leased for the next generation PS4 and Xbox one the following November. Whilst I am sure many were skeptical by Rockstar’s […]

Christmas Is Coming 2015

It was time for the annual “Christmas at the Englands’” shindig, and, whilst Star Wars was the obvious choice (but it seemed a little too soon to replicate our Star Wars Xmas 2013 party), we decided instead, that the Seven Kingdoms would be a fitting backdrop to our festive celebrations.   The Game of Thrones is […]

Vault Dweller’s BIRTHDAY Survival Guide – Fallout 4 Thanksgiving Party 2015

Let’s be honest here: I am not a gamer.  But there is something about the Fallout universe that fascinates me.  There is something very “Wabi-Sabi” about the desolation of the Wasteland.  And so when Fallout 4’s release was announced at E3 in the Spring, I was admittedly quite excited about having an excuse to host […]

Great Scott!! It’s Back to the Future Day, and it didn’t take 1.21GW to get us here!

It’s been 26 years since we were all first introduced to the bright and wonderful future of 2015. In Back to the Future’s second instalment, Marty and Doc jettison off in a flying DeLorean from the year 1985 to deal with a crisis involving Marty and Jennifer’s problem child 30 years in the future.  And […]

Wanderlust Series: 10 Things I Love about Seattle

As the setting of one of my favourite movies, I thought it would be fun to introduce this wonderful city through the medium of verse, paying homage to the poem penned for the movie’s finale.  Whilst no-where near a perfect example, it should give you a taste of what wonders await you if you can […]

Please Stand By…

November 10th sees the release of Fallout 4.   It would be an understatement to say that everyone is excited about it.  In fact, there is no disputing that Fallout mania has taking hold over the gaming community, perpetuating the frenzied popularity of this established video game franchise. Fallout 4 is based in the New England […]

Admiral, there be whales here!

The coastal region of the Pacific Northwest’s Olympic National Park is known for its rich marine mammal population, with Orca’s, harbor porpoises and migrating grey whales commonly sighted at different times during the year. Its rugged and wild coastline provides a uniquely rich habitat for other species of marine life too, including the spectacular star […]