Category Archives: Entertainment

Skyrim mod error 16

This ate up time today, so I though I’d note it down here. All attempts to download Skyrim mods using the Steam Workshop were create error 16 unable to download file when starting the launcher. There’s barely anything on the internets about what causes this error, or how to fix it, so here’s my findings. [...]

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Peter Falk, RIP

Sad news yesterday, as it emerged that Peter Falk, of Columbo fame, has died. He was 83 and had apparently been battling dementia for some years, and was under constant care. It was reported that he’d forgotten about his scruffy police detective character due to the mental illness. He is survived by his wife and [...]

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Tweety

A large number of the Google searches that this site picks up are for Tweety Pie, the little yellow bird cartoon character normally seen fending off attempts by Sylvester the cat. Of course, this site has very little to do with Tweety Pie at all, asides from a brief appearance as cheap plastic stuff – [...]

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A quick film catchup

Lately we’ve caught up on some of the films that we’ve not watched over the last year – oddly our film watching went down when baby arrived, not sure why or how – so here’s my brief summary of the last few. District 9 was entertaining. If it had higher messages in it that I [...]

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Hidden Empire – Book review

Hidden Empire was written by Kevin J Anderson and is part of a reasonably lengthy set of seven novels. This book and the saga as a whole have received mixed reviews on Amazon, with complaints ranging from the criticality of the science through to the length of the chapters. So, what did I make of [...]

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