Author: Virtual Wombat

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Weekly Blog 4: Spousal University

Hey all! Hope you had a nice bank holiday weekend and a bit of a chill. In the wombat household, this came after a pretty stressful week as my wife dealt with Sheffield Hallam University. Pull up a chair and grab a cuppa, here’s how...

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The Building Blocks Comic Strip

Here’s a little Tuesday comic treat all about poop! Yes, you read that right… Poop! Virtual Wombat’s having some problems after an unexpected bathroom blunder. As a side note, understanding this cartoon requires you to know that wombats poop cubes. Little tiny cubes of crap…

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Weekly Blog: It’s All Coming Together

Greetings humble reader and welcome to my third weekly blog on the run-up to starting university. There’s been plenty of progress made this week in regard to getting back to education. So without further lollygagging let’s get to it!


The Biggest Fan Cartoon

Here’s another little single frame cartoon featuring the biggest Harry Potter fan of them all; The Harry-Potter-Mous! Hedwig looks angry…

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MacBook Pro 13: My Laptop for Uni

As I imagine any shameless tech nerd would agree, having a confirmed place at university meant one thing; buy more tech. It was time to decide on a device to see me through at least the next few years. Small, portable, good battery life and...

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UCAS Personal Statement for Mature Students

The application process for a university course is handled by a charity called UCAS. If you’re applying for higher education in the UK, you’ll be doing it through their online system. Much of that process is straightforward. Add your personal details, add your course choices, simple...

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Nelson’s Booty Cartoon

Nelson the Elephant made one simple mistake, surely any one of us would have done the same thing? Ok – maybe not then. Here’s another cartoon I scribbled at the back end of last year. It’s just a simple single panel one this time but...

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GGG-Con 2018: Guests, Americans & Silliness

Last week I didn’t post anything at all, but with good reason. Chammy and I were busy entertaining several guests from our Gaming Guide to the Galaxy (GGG) Discord community (Feel free to drop into the Discord and say hi!).

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The Bats: A Silly Comic Strip

I’m going to start putting some of my old artwork up online for you lot to enjoy, or otherwise. We’ll start with a short comic strip I put together last year focusing on different kinds of bat. No, it doesn’t make any sense. Sorry, not...

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Where the Hell Have I Been? An Update

It’s been a bloody long time. I thought I’d try and write a concise catch-up post to re-launch Virtual Wombat and describe why I’m picking up blogging again. I’ve been almost entirely absent from social media for months now and to the friends who wondered...