Petra, Jordan: In Search of Indiana Jones

Feb 2nd, 2013 Featured, On Pop culture, On Travel incoherentboy 8 min read

It was 2010. I could see it through the tiny gap between the valley walls. It was getting closer and closer, even as the walls got more and more narrow. The sweat was pouring from my brow and down my neck to my chest, but there was a sudden spring in my step. And all because I could hear the theme music in my head: dum-der-dum-dum, dum-der-dum, dum-der-dum-dum, dum-der-dum-dum-dum.

Review: Skyfall

Oct 31st, 2012 Featured, On Pop culture incoherentboy 5 min read

Verdict: 3 out of 5 stars. Daniel Craig has more than grown into the role of James Bond, and the 23rd installment of James Bond pays loving homage to its predecessors. But it’s about half an hour too long, despite the great action, and the lack of a compelling villain seems to have become a perennial problem for the Bond franchise.

San Francisco: The 16th Avenue Tiled Steps Project

Jul 9th, 2012 Featured, On Travel incoherentboy 5 min read

So I’m currently on my maiden trip to the USA, and gallivanting around San Francisco before I head off to San Diego and the San Diego Comic Convention on Tuesday. Of course, we all know the City by the Bay for the Golden Gate Bridge, impossibly steep hills and cable cars. In my case, I mainly know it from The Rock (1996), the Michael Bay…