The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess for Wii

Let’s just say it has been a loooooong while since I broke out the role playing games. Ok fine, not that long – I actually went old school a few months ago and replayed Final Fantasy II & III on my PC. In the interests of looking for something new (while waiting for FF Crystal […]

Royal Commonwealth Essay Competition

I was doing some file housekeeping, and I found the essay that won an award from the Royal Commonwealth Essay Competition, which I wrote in 1989 at 15 years old. The essay topic was to “write a short story in which a grandfather, a tree and a musical instrument are the main elements.” Let’s just […]

Surrogates Movie Review

Think Blade Runner mixed with a little bit of I,Robot and A.I., with a twist of Total Recall and Strange Days, and that’s what I thought Surrogates was going to be. I really, REALLY wanted to love this film. The concept just seemed so cool. Surrogate robots designed to allow paraplegics, or severely ill and […]

Vampire Diaries CW TV – Episode 3

The start of this show needs to stop with the overly predictable “I’m gonna bite your face off Damon.” It’s getting old. We KNOW it’s a vampire show. But on the plus side, no fog!!! I’d give the whole episode a thumbs-up just on that fact alone. Love the football tryouts – vampires are about […]

Review of Graceling by Kristin Cashore

I have to say that Graceling did indeed live up to the hype. I finished it last night at 1am. Let’s just say that it’s been a long while since I’ve foregone sleep for finishing a book, which is always a good sign of a “can’t put down” read. Graceling is set in a fictional […]

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