Dr Strange and the Multiverse of your ordinary life

By leon

The moment I gave up on the new Dr Strange movie was when they labelled the different universes as ‘Earth-838’ or ‘Earth-616’ – implying strongly that there’s around 1k versions of Earth in the multiverse. I love sci-fi when its in the neighbourhood of feeling plausible (this is why I loved LOST) and I immediately…

Truth, lies, good and bad

By leon

The war, reading the Guardian, being overwhelmed by ‘takes’ on Twitter, watching Russell Brands videos on it, and having to deal with a Chinese viewpoint at home has got me thinking a lot about right and wrong. In the west we have a belief that open, free, uncensored information will always lead to lies being…

How I lost 30 kg

By leon

Judging from my photo library I think it was probably Tuesday 7th June 2016 and I weighed about 120 kg. It was about 6pm and I’d just come back from ALDI to buy dinner. I looked at the carrier bag of food I’d laid out on my desk, some microwave Haggis and Potato meal, some…

Why we’re out of the woods

By leon

If there’s one thing I learnt last year it’s that people aren’t rational. In February 2020 Covid seemed like all bad things that happen on the news; another countries tragedy. This allowed the media to do what it does best and magnify and simplify it into a morbid non-fiction story for us to emotionally respond…

Why you really want an Agile prime minister

By leon

In the 90s computers were tools who’s main purpose was to create and print Word files that we could use in the real world. Now no one needs a printer because computers are the real world. I noticed in April with Hao; you don’t really have to leave your bedroom now to find, secure and…

Trying something

By leon

This site is for me to start writing things for my own amusement and thoughts. I imagine like: Articles for points I want to make Reviews of film, tv or music Poems