Being a Father! Almost There….

So, I am very close to entering into an entirely new adventure; a massive change in my life. My beautiful wife is now 38 weeks pregnant, which means that our little baby boy could come any day now (or he could take his time and wait for another few weeks!). Partly as an outlet for…

Kill Bill Vol. 1 Review

So, I can’t say that I’m a particularly enthusiastic exploitation film viewer; I generally avoid films that portray violence simply for the sake of violence. Yet, I will admit Kill Bill had a way of drawing me in. Of course, I suppose that is the whole point of an exploitation film; it plays on those…

Conscious Capitalism and Management

I have become incredibly passionate about the positive impact a business leader (“manager”) can have on employees’ lives. The influence on the wellbeing of a person’s mental and physical state that a manager has cannot be overstated. This means, of course, that the reverse is also true; a toxic work environment created and sustained by…

Micro-Transactions in Gaming: An Unpopular Opinion

If you are reading this blog post then I am going to assume that you have heard of the recent debacle sounding Electronic Arts (EA) and their not so successful recent entry into the Star Wars Battlefront Series. Micro-transactions have been a part of gaming for a few years now. From cosmetic items in RPG’s…