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These recycled film strips are very cool

These recycled film strips are very cool

I’ve always liked when people repurpose old items into cool new things. I remember watching a programme back in the 80s called Low-Tech where a guy called Rick Ball used to make seats and plant pots out of rubbish basically. That was quite cool. I’ve…

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My Final Thoughts and Ranking of the Fast and Furious Movies

My Final Thoughts and Ranking of the Fast and Furious Movies

At the beginning of the summer I started my deep dive of the Fast and Furious universe, or the #Furiverse as I insist on calling it. Since then I have blogged about each movie and also listed my favourite Fast and Furious stunts. Now that…

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Timeless arcades to build and enjoy

Timeless arcades to build and enjoy

The classics are back with a passion. We see generations of gamers fully immersed in retro titles on old Sega and Atari devices, as well as smartphones. What makes 8-bit entertainment so interesting today? Simplicity. Funky tunes. Nostalgia. The nerve-racking challenge. Pac-Man and Space Invaders…

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I got to have a go on the new Raleigh Super Tuff Burner BMX

I got to have a go on the new Raleigh Super Tuff Burner BMX

BMXs are very, very cool. Everything about them is cool. I absolutely loved my BMX back in the 80s. I never raced it properly though, and I never learnt any proper freestyle tricks. But I just loved riding round the neighbourhood on it. Freewheeling down…

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5 of the most popular games in Asia

5 of the most popular games in Asia

We all know that arcade games are still extremely popular in Japan, as is the game of Pachinko. But what other games are popular in the rest of Asia. Macau has fast surpassed Las Vegas to become the world’s gambling capital. The sleepy fishing village…

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(Re)live The Best Ride Of Your Life – The Most Popular Comebacks In 2019

(Re)live The Best Ride Of Your Life – The Most Popular Comebacks In 2019

Re-live the best moments (or wince at the memories) of your childhood. From 80s fashion to retro game consoles and the latest musical revival (and a zig-a-zig-ah), research by Raleigh reveals the most popular comebacks in 2019. “2019 has reached the peak of nostalgic revival…

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One Step Forward, Two Steps Back: Some of The Best Nostalgic Rebrands

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back: Some of The Best Nostalgic Rebrands

If there’s one thing that is becoming more certain in this brave new digital world we are living it, it’s how much we idolise the past. Legions of adults still take to the streets to catch the Pokémon that defined their youth, while the eagerly…

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My Top Ten Fast & Furious Stunts

My Top Ten Fast & Furious Stunts

I recently rewatched all of the Fast and Furious movies as part of my deep dive into the #FastandFuriverse. One thing that struck me was how integral the big set piece stunts were in the franchise. Many of the films have incredible stunts, done in fresh ways that actually…

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The Evolution of Pac-Man Games

The Evolution of Pac-Man Games

Planned and designed by Toru Iwatani, Pac-Man is without doubt one of the most iconic video games of all time. Obviously, Mario and Sonic are universally known to gamers and non-gamers alike, but I would argue that the aliens from Space Invaders and the Pac-Man…

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I tested out a very cool bean bag gaming chair

I tested out a very cool bean bag gaming chair

I sometimes get offered gifts from companies who are looking for reviews, but I normally refuse them because the items being offered aren’t very relevant to me, and I would only want to receive something that was genuinely something I would be interested in and…

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