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Jul 17 2017

Theatrical Review – Richard III

  This last Friday I went to see the Showcase Sioe Gerdd, a performing arts group based in Aberdare, production of Richard III at Redhouse in Merthyr Tydfil.  It took place in a small theatre upstairs (which had the mixed blessing of being very intimate but...

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Jul 01 2017

Dusk City Heist: Part I

  This last week some friends and I had a go at a pre-ordered version of the roleplaying game; Dusk City Outlaws.  Despite my devoted geek lifestyle I’d actually never played a game like this before and I really enjoyed it (I may even do a...

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Jun 09 2017

Leaping Wolf!

Yes, that's right; Leaping Wolf is now on Amazon!  The  official launch is being planned for later this month so watch this space - meanwhile, here are some links; go check them out!   https://www.amazon.co.uk/Leaping-Wolf-Book-Caledon-Saga/dp/0995521913/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1496938883&sr=1-1&keywords=j.p.+harker https://www.amazon.com/Leaping-Wolf-Book-Caledon-Saga/dp/0995521913/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1497028987&sr=1-1&keywords=leaping+wolf+harker...

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May 03 2017

Longshanks to Brexit

Longshanks to Brexit   ‘The one thing we learn from history is that we learn nothing from history.’ Trite perhaps but frequently true nonetheless.  I was thinking the other day about some of the policies being pursued by the current government (at time of writing that would...

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Apr 27 2017

Sneek Peek: Leaping Wolf

As you may have deduced, Leaping Wolf is coming soon to an Amazon near you so I thought I'd share a little snippet of Chapter 1 - enjoy!   "Gwydion turned his pony around and Gawan followed his lead as he spurred his mount into a canter,...

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Mar 31 2017

Book Review – Storm Front

The Dresden Files – Storm Front: Jim Butcher (2000)   OK, gargantuan task though it is, I’m looking forward to this; re-reading the epic Dresden Files (in between all my other reading!) and writing up some reviews for anyone interested in starting what is probably Jim Butcher’s...

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Feb 10 2017

Choose Your Tribe!

This is something I put together for a bit of fun for book fans - and of course, to encourage new ones! Playbuzz takes a while to upload to the main site but you can reach the quiz through the link below.  Hope you enjoy and...

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Jan 11 2017

The Night Manager

Book Review The Night Manager:  John Le Carre (1993)   Having recently watched Hugh Laurie playing a brilliantly villainous role in the BBC series based on this, I borrowed The Night Manager out of curiosity to see what had been changed and what had been kept the same. ...

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Dec 13 2016

Film Review: Centurion

Centurion (2010)   I know what you’re thinking; ‘2010? Surely that’s a good five decades out of your usual range!’  Yes, I tend to like reviewing older films but I do modern ones as well sometimes.  Besides, this looked like it had potential and I always like...

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Nov 10 2016

The Importance of Kiai

I’ve noticed in my time that different people have very different attitudes when it comes to the subject of Kiai.  Some people like to talk about the concepts of spirit and focus, some people like to talk about the idea of channeling aggression, some people...

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