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Geeky London with Hannah Cowton – The London Geek

Geeky London London! City of fish & chips, Big Ben, The Queen, ESports stadia, immersive experiences, and conventions of all kinds. Hannah Cowton, The London Geek, joins Robin as they share their Top 5 Geeky things to do in That London. Hannah is an up-and-coming blogger, with her site The London Geek growing crazyfast as she takes in everything geek …

Interview with the Red Dwarf crew – Rimmer, Kryten, Cat, Holly

Let me fly far away from here… Or at least to last weekend at MCM London Comic Con when we met (most of) the crew of the Jupiter Mining Corporation Solar Class Mining Ship, Red Dwarf. Rimmer, Kryten, Cat, Holly Chris Barrie, Robert Llewellyn, Danny John-Jules, and Hattie Hayridge respectively. We recorded the audio and put it in a podcast for your …

Manu Bennet Press Confernece at MCM London Comic Con 2017 - Arrow, Crixus, Deathstroke, Allanon

When CfG met Manu Bennett

Manu Bennet Crixus. Allanon. Azog the Defiler. Deathstroke. Some of those are pretty unpleasant characters, turns out the man behind them is a delight to meet.   Comic Con Robin went to MCM London Comic Con and met Manu – here’s the transcript from the press conference.         Press:                  …

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How to Write a Book – Part 1 – Heather Ness

Heather Ness She’s the author of Broken Heroes: An Unofficial Guide to the Trauma and Psychology of Marvel’s Defenders (that’s an affiliate link, just a heads up) Heather’s also been on the podcast to talk superheroes, comics, cartoons and more. She also did The Psychology of the Legend of Zelda at Atlanta Anime Weekend. Check out what else she’s doing …

Three Overused (and probably nonsense) Fitness Terms to Avoid

Basically B.S. Before we set off, and this is no B.S., come and join the Facebook group for daily geek life, dating and fitness advice. Recently there has been a big boom of fitness interest and participation, again (think back to the 90s and again in the 80s – legwarmers for everyone!), which means a lot of newbies will be …

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30 Day Level Up Challenge

30 Days to Level Up   Gamer mindset is awesome. Pouring effort and creativity into solving problems, getting stuff done, leveling up. What if you did that for yourself too? What if you level up?   Enter the 30 Day Level Up Challenge November has 30 days. What would happen if you set aside 30 minutes, every day, to work …

Sorcerers of Southwark: Defend the City – Robin Reviews

Night falls across and evil stirs – it’s time for the Sorcerers of Southwark to Defend the City! A quiet ecology park. A secret enclave of wizards in South London. A mystical menace lurking in the woods.   The entrance to the park deserted, except for a few muggle joggers, or are they dark wizards in disguise?   It’s time …

Being nice for no reason

I’ve been having a shitty day. I’ve spent 4 hours getting to Avonmouth. Trains were cancelled. There were no taxis. I waked for 30 minutes through industrial land, muddy footpaths, HGVs tearing past. I delivered a presentation that I was ill equipped to do -it needed in depth technical engineering know how – but I muddled through and no, sorry, …

Level Up Your Legs!

  People usually dislike taking on hard tasks due to being forced out of their comfort zone. If you ever set foot in a commercial gym/health club you will notice that 99% of the strength equipment is catered towards more upper-body emphasis training (bench press, bench press and bench press) with only 1% catering to some type of leg training …