Meerkat Musings

Meerkat Musings
A man (meerkat?) called Ben discusses the world!

Trumped by Covid
Oct 2 • 10 min
Yes, Trump has the Coronavirus. Ironic no?
Covid Conspiracies!
Sep 25 • 11 min I encountered the Coronavirus deniers the other day!
The Power of Words
Sep 18 • 13 min
Words have meaning. Words matter. We should think about how we use them.
School and Books
Sep 4 • 12 min
My daughter is in her final year of junior school, and I’m reflecting upon how she’s grown. I’m pushing for book sales and exposure as much as possible!
Musings on Book Reviews and Writing
Aug 13 • 25 min
Please check out my friend’s video on book tropes!
The Awakening!
Aug 6 • 23 min
My first ever book gets published in a matter of days! Plus, I discuss the patient waiting for Star Trek: Lower Decks, I look forward to Strange New Worlds, and I eagerly await Discovery season 3!
Lower Decks
Jul 9 • 12 min
I look forward to the newest Star Trek series, and ponder how the Fandom Menace will react.
Writing and Recording
Jul 3 • 6 min
The twin issues of whether to publish something, and how to record something. If you know of a good, cheap alternative to Elgato video capture equipment, please drop me a line!
Alternative timeline dreams give rise to philosophical pondering
Jun 29 • 9 min
The first episode of season 3 is more of an overview
May 24 • 8 min
Musings on Career Paths
Jan 10 • 7 min
It’s a new year, and 2020 brings with it new opportunities.
Musings on Getting out and VOTING!!!
Dec 3, 2019 • 7 min
Do it people. Vote. It’s important.
Marvel and the Directors Row
Oct 21, 2019 • 7 min
Just a short podcast, regarding the recent commentary about whether or not the Marvel Cinematic Universe is cinema or not.
Musings on the Turning Tide?
Oct 1, 2019 • 10 min
Men, we need to talk
Sep 28, 2019 • 4 min
Can we scrap unhelpful, harmful notions of ‘manliness’ and talk when we need to?
Season 2 Episode 1 - No to no-deal!
Sep 2, 2019 • 15 min
Our own government’s predictions are that no-deal will be disastrous - so why does Boris want it so badly?
The Lion King P2
Jul 28, 2019 • 14 min
I’ve seen The Lion King, and I offer you my thoughts.
The Lion King
Jul 16, 2019 • 15 min
I preview the new Lion King and look back at the legacy of the original.
Super Mario Maker 2
Jul 8, 2019 • 4 min
Lamenting the Past
Jul 8, 2019 • 11 min
Two of my former employers have recently gone down.
Toy Story 4 - Thoughts and Feelings
Jun 22, 2019 • 10 min
This is a spoiler-filled review and muse on the latest (and likely final) instalment of the Toy Story franchise, so listen at your own risk!
The First Day of Summer!
Jun 22, 2019 • 12 min
It’s nice to finally have some good weather!
Musings on Breastfeeding
Jun 19, 2019 • 9 min
Musings on Guns and Gun Control
Jun 19, 2019 • 25 min
Musings on E3 and Breath of the Wild 2
Jun 14, 2019 • 10 min
I ponder the upcoming BOTW sequel
Shatner, Star Trek and Social Media
Jun 13, 2019 • 19 min
I dig into the recent furor regarding William Shatner and death wishes.
Musings on Creativity
Jun 7, 2019 • 11 min
I address my creative spark, or lack thereof.
Musings on Liverpool FC
Jun 4, 2019 • 13 min
Let us reflect on the Champions League and the 18/19 season.
May 26, 2019 • 7 min
I talk briefly about upcoming Nintendo games.
Musings on Patriarchy
May 26, 2019 • 15 min
Following an unusual assertion on Twitter, I offer up a few thoughts on the male-dominated nature of society.
Musings on Star Trek Picard
May 24, 2019 • 8 min
As a huge Trekkie, I am eagerly awaiting the next installment of Picard’s adventures!
Faith and Transgender
May 24, 2019 • 16 min
For a deeper look into my discussions with people of faith, please check out
Musings on Voting and Elections
May 23, 2019 • 2 min
I voted in the MEP elections and I urge anyone who can vote to do so.
In the not so distant future, I plan to expand upon this little talk about science and faith.
May 21, 2019 • 10 min
Please check out this link for a further insight
I pay tribute to the career and courage of Niki Lauda.
May 21, 2019 • 8 min
Niki lauda was a three-time world champion and a man who overcame terrible odds.
A very brief ‘reintroduction’ to the Meerkat Musings podcast channel!
May 21, 2019 • 1 min
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