General

The Hunt : A Job for 2021

So I’m on the job hunt again. Being made redundant at the end of 2020. Funny thing is, it’s not because of Covid-19. Oh well. Shit happens. So I’ve been applying like crazy to anything that I’d be suited to with my skillset. Process is : Find suitable job listing Compare requirements to my skill…

Geek

Lego Osprey – Why so much ?

Lego recently shipped a new Technics set to retailers – however have since recalled as many as they can……. the set – LEGO Technic 42113 Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey Helicopter. Why ? Because its “war/weapon” related – Lego has a policy of not releasing realistic war/weapon related items. Which is great to keep the image…

Gaming

Game Over for Gameplanet

A long time New Zealand based gaming site, Gameplanet has fallen victim to the hard times for media during COVID-19. Gameplanet has been on life-support for a while now, as some readers may have observed. We’ve held out and sustained the financial losses for as long as we could, but there is, sadly, no realistic…

Gaming

Lockdown geeking

Earlier this year I sold my gaming PC. I was not expecting to be in lockdown for a month or else I would have held onto the PC. I purchased an Arrma Granite RC truck to keep me entertained after I sold the PC, however right before lockdown, a part on it failed – so…