Category Archives: Pop Culture

Warfighter: Middle Earth

Originally posted on The Angry Staff Officer:
When I think of the six warfighting functions I always think of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings. What, you don’t? Let’s be honest, one does not immediately think of fantasy or science…

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Tastes of NZ

Way back in the mists of time, I wrote a couple of articles about both convenience foods and drinks that you might encounter in Japan. It’s been almost a year since I arrived back in NZ, but for some reason … Continue reading

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Pokémon Fire Red

I’ve never played Pokémon. Never watched the TV shows, seen the movies, collected the cards, or anything. Of course I have heard of it, it’s hard to have anything to do with pop culture and not know the franchise exists. … Continue reading

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Liebster Award Nomination

I was recently surprised to learn that I had been nominated for a Liebster Award. Frankly I hadn’t even realised that the competition was open (or for that matter existed), so this is completely unexpected. The rules apparently are to … Continue reading

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