#RWC2019 Week 4 Round-up

What a week it’s been at the Rugby World Cup as the pool matches drew to a close. Typhoon Hagibis caused havoc and destruction, but Japan has inspired the world with their resilience both on and off the rugby field. Tuesday 8th October #RSAvCAN FT66-7 A spectacle of tries for the Springboks as they eased […]

#RWC2019 Round 3 Round-Up

Monday 30 September 2019 #SCOvSAM FT34-0 Kick off 11:15 BST Kobe Misaki Stadium, Kobe City Scotland’s RWC campaign is back on track as they secured a bonus point win against Samoa. After an early flurry of points for the Scots, it took them right until the final minutes to get their fourth try in what […]

#RWC2019 Week 2 Round-Up

Monday 23rd September #WALvGEO FT43-14 (Pool D) Kick off 11:15am, Toyota Stadium After controversy off the pitch, Wales kicked off their RWC2019 campaign with a flurry of tries, banking a bonus point by half time. A rejuvenated Georgia answered Wales’ first half dominance with two tries of their own in the second, but it was […]

#RWC2019 Week 1 Round-Up

After a four year wait, the Rugby World Cup kicked off on Friday evening with a visually spectacular opening ceremony celebrating the iconic culture and traditions of Japan with Mount Fuji (and Richie McCaw) at its heart. With the return of the Webb Ellis Cup to the fold, the stage was set for the tournament’s […]

The World in Union: #RWC2019 Japan

The 2019 Rugby World Cup kicks off today in Tokyo, as hosts Japan take on Pool A rivals Russia. This is a completely new territory for the Rugby World Cup, and is the first time a World Cup has been hosted by a country other than one of the Tier 1 Nations. There is no […]

OTD 20 July 1969: We came in peace for all mankind – An Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Party

Today is the 50th anniversary of the first ever Moon landing.   Last weekend, we celebrated this epic achievement at our annual Summer party. But before we look back at the festivities, here is a short history of the missions’ genesis and its legacy…   We choose to go to the Moon In 1962, President J. […]

Celebrating Reclamation Day: Fallout 76 Party

It’s been three years since our last Fallout party, and with the release of Fallout 76, it felt right to use Reclamation Day as an excuse to host another. As I have mentioned on previous occasions, I am not a gamer myself, but there is something about the Fallout world that really appeals to me.  […]

Have a very Harry Christmas!

This Christmas we were hosting both our parents and we wanted to plan something magical for their stay with us. 2018 has been a bit of a Potter-fest year for us. Following our visit to the West End to experience the magical Cursed Child play in May, I was propelled to re-listen to the Harry […]

It’s only a paper moon

There is no doubt that the epic television shows that we have all grown accustomed to owe a significant debt to the writers and creators of Star Trek:Deep Space Nine.Introducing DS9 The show first aired in 1993 (with The Next Generation, “TNG”, still running), but never gained the same degree of commercial success as its […]

Happy Force Of July – Another Star Wars Party

It is an important year for us Star Wars nerds. Not only are we looking forward to the eighth instalment of the franchise being released in December, but 2017 also marks the 40th anniversary of the original theatrical release of Star Wars (later re-named Episode IV) a long time ago way back in May 1977. […]