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Inauguration Fever

Inauguration Fever

The world celebrated as Obama took office today. It was possibly the biggest event in international media history with Akamai and Mogulus who power many sites including CNN, C-SPAN and USA Today reporting record breaking traffic.

A New Dawn Or False Hope?

A New Dawn Or False Hope?

Barack Obama’s inaugural address had a sombre feel to it. Despite the incredible fanfare of his inauguration, Obama knows the mammoth task he faces to “rebuild America.” Can he live up to the hope of being the saviour?

Writers Guild Nominate Top Games of 08; I Tell You Why They're Wrong

Writers Guild Nominate Top Games of 08; I Tell You Why They're Wrong

Of all the self-aggrandising, bloated Hollywood award events of the season my favourite is the relatively humble Writers Guild of America Awards.

Movie Review - Seven Pounds

Movie Review - Seven Pounds

20th January 2009 - Well look at this, two movie reviews in a row. I have been watching lots of DVD’s this week but this is a film that stuck out, so I thought it would be a great film to review this week.

Let's All Be A Hero

Let's All Be A Hero

The term 'hero' is currently sitting in that grey part of the vernacular, used too loosely it's lost its true meaning, but used too selectively it could apply to anyone who has done something a tad beyond the norm, but not exceptional.

My Favourite Cookbooks - Number One

My Favourite Cookbooks - Number One

Faithful companion for years to come

Natural is Overrated

Natural is Overrated

There is a scenario that often comes up when talking to guys; they seem to feel the need to inform the ladies in their lives, that they'd look better "more natural"? Are you kidding me?!

Inauguration Day Jitters

Inauguration Day Jitters

I am not, in fact, an American. There’s no good reason I should be interested at all in what’s going down in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday. However, it’s not just me- lots of people are, in fact, shaking very quietly in their boots. 

Question: Who remembers George Bush?

Confused About Body Image?

Confused About Body Image?

Ever noticed how popular Women’s Magazines often follow sections like “Celebrity Weight-Loss Secrets Revealed!”, “Diet Tips of the Stars!” and “Get your Buff Beach Bikini Bod!” by recipes for “Creamy Puff Cream Puffs!” and “Chocolatey Chocolate Caramel

Female and addicted to video games...true story!

Female and addicted to video games...true story!

I love video games and I've spent a huge chunk of my professional life writing about them and playing them every day.