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Feature: Geeks vs Loneliness

This feature was started by Den of Geek editor Simon Brew as a safe place for readers to discuss personal issues such as mental wellbeing, financial matters, body positivity, friendship, physical health. It was later taken over by Jane Roberts following Simon’s departure in 2018. I had two pieces published in the series which you can read by clicking on the titles below:

  • The Genetic Lottery – In which I talk about coping with medical testing and the possibility of receiving bad news from the doctor.
  • Recovering From A Home Repossession – I share the story of how I managed to recover from serious financial issues and offer some advice on how to get through hitting rock bottom.

Article: Revisiting a Classic Fighting Fantasy Book

Written for Den of Geek in 2018. In a semi-successful attempt to prove that the pen is mightier than the sword I picked up pencil, paper and a bunch of spooky skeleton dice to tackle the Fighting Fantasy classic Deathtrap Dungeon for the first time in over 30 years.

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Film Retrospective: Looking Back at Stay Tuned

Written for Den of Geek in 2018, this article, looking back at the 1990s satire Stay Tuned, marked my first serious film research for a written piece, using references far more reliable than Google, Wikipedia and my OK-ish memory.

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