Monthly Archives: December 2014

End of the year

So farewell 2014, and hi 2015. We’ve had a bit of a wobbly journey, but overall it’s not been too bad for us on a personal level. Certainly, compared to some of the previous recent years it has been a … Continue reading

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Christmas 2014

This year is the first Christmas in a while where we’ve not cooked or hosted, so of course my stomach has played up and I’ve ended up being rather more sober than anticipated. This is nothing to do with my … Continue reading

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Chilling out pre-Christmas

I’m in our local Harris and Hoole with the Charleesi, drinks and snacks before us. Through the window to my left is a packed Tesco carpark. It’s so full that people are driving round on the off-chance that one of … Continue reading

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Halo 5 Multiplayer Beta – The Holidays Have Started

Both Lady M and myself are on leave from our respective workplaces for the next couple of weeks – with a new job on her horizon and general chaos seemingly on mine. So we’re intending to carry on making the … Continue reading

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Halo CE on the XBox One

I’ve just finished running through the single-player campaign of Halo CE as presented in the recent Master Chief Collection, and I’d forgotten how tough and unforgiving it was. I was only playing on Normal difficulty, and found myself alternating between … Continue reading

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Pre-Christmas Round-Up

We’re in the final run-up to Christmas now, a season that didn’t really feel totally real until last weekend, where one of my younger brothers held his annual get-together. It’s become something of a tradition over the last few years … Continue reading

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New Destiny Content Has Landed

The Dark Below just went live on the Destiny servers, so I just had to have a wander on to take a first look. If you had any illusions that you could wander into the missions as, say, a mid-20s … Continue reading

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