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Sharoma

What is?

Sharoma is an ad-free website launched in 1999. It offers free content on a variety of subjects. Feel free to ask me questions about any of the topics. History is my favourite subject and I love Latin. Donations have always helped to keep the site going and are very much appreciated.

Who is?

Sharoma is the creation of Robin Sharrock, a native of Wigan, England and a resident of British Columbia, Canada. If you want to talk history, you should definitely email me: robin@sharoma.com

Frontierverse

Frontierverse

1999: All about Frontier: Elite 2, the computer space simulation game of 1993. This was the first website to be written. [française]

The Clash - Bootlegs & Rarities

The Clash - Bootlegs & Rarities

2000: A collection of rare recordings and files from The Clash, the punk band of renown I was into once.

Talking Heads 5.1 Downmixes

Talking Heads 5.1 Downmixes

2007: The Talking Heads 5.1 Downmixes, a new way of listening. Their origins and their influence.

OOPS: Out Of Phase Stereo

OOPS: Out Of Phase Stereo

2009: An experiment in speaker wiring and placement, or the poor man's surround sound system?

Thompson Twins Discography

Thompson Twins Discography

2001: All about the Thompson Twins, the post-punk and later synthpop musical act.

MiniDisc: Hacks, Reviews & Tips

MiniDisc: Hacks, Reviews & Tips

2001: The Sony MiniDisc, a curious audio format of the early digital age.

Grand Prix 2

Grand Prix 2

2012: Neurofeedback therapy or time-killing? Championship seasons of Grand Prix 2, the notable motor racing simulation.

Gran Turismo: Sport

Gran Turismo: Sport

2019: Moving on from GP2, I am now an avid player of Gran Turismo: Sport!

D-503: M0ar Music

M0ar Music

2010: Ambient automated dreamscape inspired by The Pearl. A demonstration album by D-503.

R-13: The Collapsing State Of Affairs

The Collapsing State Of Affairs

2011: Noise music or metal machine scrapings? The Collapsing State Of Affairs, an experimental album by R-13.

Rise of Nations

Rise of Nations

2004: Extended Campaigns from Rise of Nations: Thrones & Patriots, a supreme real-time-strategy game.

Command & Conquer: Red Alert

C&C: Red Alert

2002: The original obsession. A guide to Red Alert, the classic '90s RTS game.

The LOUDNESS War

Loudness War

2006: A well mastered moan on the Loudness War, a malpractice of the digital age.

Snack Musings

Snack Musings

2009: From Ribena to fig rolls, I take it upon myself to offer opinions on questionable food.

John Shuttleworth: Pop Messiah

John Shuttleworth

2009: A small slice of appreciation for John Shuttleworth, versatile singer-songwriter.

Starbase 109

Starbase 109

2009: Manchester's answer to Kraftwerk? Starbase 109, pioneers of Industrial Futurism.

Left-hand-drive roundabout

Roundabout

2009: How to correctly use a roundabout, or traffic circle. Help keep the traffic flowing!

Infantryman: Sohocan Rising

Infantryman

2010: A collection of military science fiction novellas, published from 2010 until 2013. [Currently unlinked.]

Contact

Please send all enquiries to robin@sharoma.com.

All content is free. Donations are very much welcomed.

Mailing address

PO Box 534
Invermere, BC
V0A 1K0
Canada

All written content is © Copyright Robin Sharrock 1999-2020.

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