Connecting Cambridge…

While Cambridge is a wonderful place to live in in many ways (plenty of interesting and skilled jobs, wonderful countryside is never far, a disproportionate amount to see and do), it is not without its fair share of problems. One of the most distressing things, other than the cost of renting and/or buying somewhere to live1, is that getting around the city is more difficult than any other I’ve lived in. Below, briefly, I shall discuss the problems with existing transportation modes before discussing potential solutions, concluding with my support for one solution above the others.
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  1. Current residents are busy making this worse, though one can’t blame them – they’ve spent a lot to live in a nice, small city. []

Pirates prequel…

Those of you who keep track of such things1 might be aware that the fifth Pirates of the Caribbean film is currently on a heading for the summer of 2015. However, you may not be aware of something related that was released back in 2011: Pirates of the Caribbean: Tales of the Code: Wedlocked. Indeed, I don’t believe it is present on my At World’s End or On Stranger Tides blu-ray discs (for it was shot between the two) – it’s fairly difficult to find. Luckily someone uploaded it to YouTube last year, so you can see it below. The story immediately precedes events in The Curse of the Black Pearl, explaining why Jack’s boat has a leak, why Scarlett and Giselle are rather unhappy with him and even hinting at why Cotton had his tongue cut out.

Pirates of the Caribbean: Tales of the Code: Wedlocked


  1. You may also notice that, as I couldn’t figure out what existing category I could put this post in, I’ve resurrected the film category. I’ve also gone back through posts on Cantabits, adding the category to relevant posts. []