Category: Other

Using Discord — Without Being Overwhelmed

There have been a number of posts recently expressing how difficult it can be to manage or otherwise integrate Discord into common usage without becoming overwhelmed by it all. With no real barriers in...

The Personality File

Tessa aka Endalia over at Princess in a Castle recently posted on an interesting little personality match quiz thing. I had a little play around with it on the night Tessa posted it and...

Skyrim SE 7000 Steps

I’m Not a Writer

Not really. Not in the way that real writers feel an actual drive to write. I don’t mean to say this as an ‘Oh boohoo, please validate me’ way either. I’m not at all...

Today COVID-19 Became Real to Me

Not because I, or someone close to me, has contracted it I hasten to add. The number of confirmed cases in NZ while having more than doubled in the last two days, is still...

Humble Choice: March 2020

Before jumping into the meat and potatoes of the Humble Choice post for this month, a confirmation! Just the other day, I noted that I was very likely to be the owner of a...

Going Electric

Come the end of this weekend — I’m very likely to be the owner of an Electric Vehicle (EV). I mentioned looking into this about this time last month. I’ve been interested in going...

Very Much NOT Up at Five

OK, that’s a pretty large image. I wasn’t even sure an animated GIF would even work there. But it did. So here we are. … Hehe. *cough* Anyway. A few days ago I woke...

Up at Five

I woke up at 5:00am today. Not only that, I got out of bed. On a Saturday. With no particular reason for having to do so. Overall, not an experience I would recommend. It...

Looking at Electric

I’m not really a ‘car guy’. I can tell you a tailpipe from a car door. But things get a little shaky after that. That said, I’d been thinking for a while that either...

No Escape for Tarkov

Battlestate Games — the developers of Escape from Tarkov — have come under fire for attempting to claim that they simply didn’t have the development resources to allow for the addition of female playable...

Secret Santa for… Shoot the Rookie!

“Lightning” Ellen kindly organised a Secret Blogger Santa event this year — and I drew Pix1001 of Shoot the Rookie fame. If you’re unfamiliar with the premise as Ellen set it, the idea is...