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Is Depression Contagious?

I am lucky to have loads of creative friends.  My social circles are packed full of creative types.  Now – creative types,in general, tend to have experienced some kind of mental illness, or, those susceptible to mental illness are super creative. 628 more words

My Geek Essentials: Books

Jeez I do need books, in fact I NEED books, obviously I could survive and function fairly well without books but to feed my geek I need a pile of books to plough through whenever I’m in my hometown I check out books in WHSmith, the fantasy/sci-fi section only of course, there’s not a great selection my hometown, Mansfield, is NOT for people who enjoy reading fortunately less than twenty miles away, a forty five to sixty minute journey on the bus, less on the train, a reader can find themselves in Nottingham which contains a large bookshop, Waterstones, and it’s quite easy, for me, to waste several hours in the store browsing, and making book purchases. 568 more words

Doctor Who

Captain Britain enjoys a nice cup of tea.

Inspired by The Mighty World of Marvel issue 15, here is a gallery of Captain Britain indulging in that most British of pastimes, drinking tea. 99 more words

Captain Britian's Most British Moments

"The Understanding Barman" -- A Bit of Fry and Laurie

Might be mildly NSFW.

A classic routine from A Bit of Fry & Laurie, which ran on the BBC in the late 80s through middle 90s.


The Etymon

Okay, so I thought I’d put up a little post about the name of this blog.  The Etymon, in case you didn’t know, means the true meaning of a word. 1,014 more words

TV series review: 24 - Live Another Day (2014)

Created by: Joel Surnow, Robert Cochran. Starring: Kiefer Sutherland, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Yvonne Strahovski, Tate Donovan, William Devane, Michael Wincott, Stephen Fry, Kim Raver, Michelle Fairley, Colin Salmon. 581 more words

TV Series Reviews

Blackadder Goes Forth, Lessons In Liberty & the Evils of Power

The final scene in the last episode of the quite excellent TV comedy series Blackadder Goes Forth, which is set in the first world war, never fails to move me. 1,064 more words