Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Richard COMPLETES A Triathlon!

After three months of gearing up, last Sunday was finally the big day of the triathlon, and so my dad, my sister and I headed down to Lancaster University. Unfortunately, as we had feared, the weather was the exact opposite of what … Continue reading

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Richard Tries A Triathlon – Part 2

Apologies that I haven’t been posting on this blog as regularly this past month or so. The truth is, I’ve been a bit low on both inspiration and motivation. But I’m sure I’ll rediscover both of them at some point. … Continue reading

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Richard Tries A Triathlon!

I’ve never considered myself particularly sporty. I always crossed the finish line last on primary school Sports Day, and PE was easily my least favourite subject in high school. Yet here I am, at the age of 30, planning to … Continue reading

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Celine Dion Live in Leeds!

  Celine Dion has been my favourite singer for a long time, and one of my dreams has been to see her perform live. Back in January, I was tremendously excited to learn that Celine would be touring Europe later … Continue reading

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Collectormania 24: Film & Comic Con Birmingham

  Last Saturday, I went to my first Comic Con of the year: Collectormania 24 at the NEC Arena in Birmingham. This event featured a very impressive line-up of guests, including John Barrowman – whom I’ve previously seen in concert … Continue reading

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Update: His Pick Her Pick, and Plans for April

Firstly, Rachel Wagner and I did another His Pick Her Pick video yesterday, this time looking at historical movies based around space. My pick was The Right Stuff, and Rachel’s was October Sky – I enjoyed this one as I was … Continue reading

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My Birthday!

So today, I finally turned 30, and thus officially became a grown-up! (Even if I’m not sure whether I feel like one.) It’s been a low-key but enjoyable birthday; I went for a little walk around Blackpool and Lytham – … Continue reading

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Happy New Year – 2017!

Happy New Year, everybody! Here is a sample of my personal resolutions for 2017: With regards to writing, NaNoWriMo has given me a large collection of drafts – so my goal is to get at least one of them up to … Continue reading

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Looking Back at 2016

We can’t know how people will look back on 2016 decades from now, but it has certainly felt tough and filled with uncertainty at this moment. The Olympics were certainly a high point, but times have often been troubled, with … Continue reading

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Brian Cox Live

Given that I got the tickets as a Christmas present, I had been waiting a long time to see Professor Brian Cox’s live show when it came to Preston Guild Hall yesterday evening. And it was certainly a good turnout, … Continue reading

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