Month: February 2017

February 18, 2017 / News

I haven’t decided who I’m voting for yet in the upcoming general election. I’m trying to see through the typical election bullshit of empty promises and mudslinging to see which party really represents the county I want Northern Ireland to be. The only thing I have decided, is who I’m not voting for.

February 9, 2017 / Real Life

Since we’ve been back in Northern Ireland, Robin and I have been checking out the nightlife one bar at a time to get a sense of what’s big on the North Coast right now (cocktails are huge, unfortunately, good cocktails are not). Not being totally sure whether we want to hop back into the bar scene or try something else for a change, we’ve been keeping our options open.

February 1, 2017 / Reviews

Every time I’m flying, I kill time in the departure lounge by finding the bookshop and buying one book. My choice this time was Ready Player One, a novel from 2011 by Ernest Cline. While I wouldn’t describe myself as being a big Science Fiction fan, I gleaned from the blurb and reviews on the back that two of my favourite things played a big role in the story; video games and 80’s pop culture, that was enough to peak my interest and risk the purchase.