When I came back from my hiatus, now almost two months ago, I had not expected at the time that it would be something permanent. Even the title of that post said it all: Guess who is back? (Well, sort of anyway). With my health at times very fragile at best and my dayjob keeping me very busy, the only reason that I came back at all was that I had a three week vacation. That said my return to blogging was something that I was really enjoying immensely. Not only with writing posts, but also getting back in touch with everyone. When I returned to work, I adjusted my blogging schedule to about 3-4 posts a week, and well guess what? I’m still here. There are two very good reasons for this though. One is the fact that because of the horrible Covid 19 virus I’m working from home. That means no travel time at all, and that means more free time. The second, and much more important reason is that new medication I’ve received seems to be having a positive effect on my stomache. I’m cautiously optimistic as I have had this happen to me quite a few times right now in the past, but hey at the moment I’m taking it! And that means that I’m planning on sticking around some more, and have made some plans for the upcoming months!
Plans? What plans?
We are nearing Halloween, and that means my series of countdown posts is slowly moving towards it’s inevitable end. I had a really fun time with it, but I’m sad as well to know that the final part of that series is coming up pretty soon. However this also means that I have to find something to replace it with, as this has become a regular series of posts that has been released every saturday for the past couple of weeks. And for that I am reaching back in the past of my blog and am re-introducing the theme months a feature that was a part of my blog way back in 2018. Unfortunately it was in that year that my health problems began, and that feature eventually died down. Nothing like the present though, as starting next month I’m bringing it back!
What in the blue blazes are Theme Months?
As many of you know my blog deals with an enormous amount of topics, reflecting my (admittedly way too many) hobbies. Anime, movies, books, manga, Korean drama series, regular tv shows, comics, the list goes on and on. In a theme month I will be featuring a little bit more reviews focussed on one particular theme, next to all the regular stuff. Starting next month, every saturday I will have a review that deals with the topic chosen for a particular month. Next to my own choices, there will also be a reader’s choice in the last weekend of the month. How exactly that will work, I will reveal next month. Hey, gotta keep some secrets right? Now I thought it would at least be a fun idea to show you what the first three theme months will be featuring. So let’s check it out!
November: Anime Month
I figured why not start big right? Yes in November I will be reviewing anime. As to exactly which shows (or movies) I’m going to be showcasing in November I haven’t yet decided. There are a few things that I’ve been wanting to watch and that have been on my to watch list for ages. One could almost say I have to many choices, but I’m sure I’ll figure it out. Either way you won’t have to wait long, as on the 1st of November I will let you all know which things I have picked!
December: Sci-Fi Month
Well, no surprise there, you all know the love I have for all things science fiction! In sci-fi month I’m going to be reviewing some science fiction films, as well as a classic and highly underrated science fictions series: Space Above and Beyond. Probably a show that most of you might not be familiar with, but it’s a real gem that was sadly cancelled way before it’s time. As to which movies I will be featuring, that’s going to be a surprise for both you and me! But as it’s a genre that has loads to offer, I’m pretty much convinced I will think of something!
January: Korean Month
Kicking off the new year, Korean month means that I will be focussing my reviews on both Korean dramas and movies. There are two upcoming new shows that I’m very excited about, and I can’t wait to get started on them. That said, I also still have a few Korean movies in my dvd collection that have been gathering dust on the shelves for quite a while now. This month is still pretty far away though, so there is still plenty of time for me to decide what to watch then!
As mentioned, no worries if a theme doesn’t appeal to you. Even though the focus during a theme month is on that particular topic, it doesn’t mean all my posts will be dealing with that. I’m always trying to balance things out evenly to make sure there is something to read for all of you. Well, at least I hope so anyways! Next to all this, I hope to make some new installments of Raist’s Collection , Retro Raist , and VS. We’ll see how things go. For now though, this is me signing off. I hope to see you soon at the next post, and as always, thank you for reading!