The Troll Beneath the Bridge

There was once a troll whose name nobody could remember, for he has been born long before the people had arrived, when their little huts made of straw and wood had popped up across the lush countryside.  He had seen the world change, but had learnt by now that change…

The Year of the Passion Planner

2019 has been the year of the Passion Planner – my first time stepping away from a traditional diary and trying a more goal-orientated organiser for the year.  The Passion Planner did a good job of keeping my attention focused on what I wanted, with monthly reflection pages to check…

Keep Fallout 76 Weird

Keep Fallout 76 weird. – Ronaldo Fryman, probably I suppose you could say that through the criticism that poor Fallout 76 has received – all those low ratings and cries of despair at the lack of NPCs – I managed to find a whole lot to love about the game. …

First Lines Friday: 26th July

First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines?  If you want to make your own post, feel free to use or edit the banner…

Cryptid: A Game of Deduction

I played Cryptid for the first time last week, a competitive game of deduction where players are cryptozoologists trying to find the location of a rare creature in North America.  Each player starts off with just one unique clue, which they keep secret throughout the game.  Taking it in turns…

Why I Spent My Week Watching Games Done Quick

Since it was introduced to me last year, Games Done Quick has secured a bi-yearly slot in my schedule.  This June I took most of the week off to enjoy the entertainment, and wasn’t disappointed. What is Games Done Quick? Games Done Quick refers to a number of charity speed…

If We Were Having Coffee…

Life is good right now, and I feel really lucky to be able to say that.  Here’s a few things that are making me happy at the moment.  Sit down, pull up a chair, and share the love (with a coffee, of course): If we were having coffee… I would…