Monthly Archives: January 2015

Song and Dance Routine

If I ever had any doubt about my abilities as a mimic, or at least of being able to carry a tune, they were laid to rest today during Rhymetime – the regular sing along we hold in the Children’s … Continue reading

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Streaming and suchlike

I’ve just enjoyed a quiet evening with Lady M on the sofa watching the Artyfakes live stream on Twitch.TV followed by a bit of drama on the telly. It reminded me of the occasional request I’ve had to stream the … Continue reading

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Brighter Wednesday

Through a combination of insightful counselling and a tiny bit of retail therapy, my mood this evening is somewhat lighter than it has been. There’s a fair bit rattling around in this oddly-shaped cranium of mine, and sometimes I need … Continue reading

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Bit of a low day

Really not sure what to make of today: I bought a mattress topper for our bed and it’s transformed our bed back into something we can sleep on, rather than a treacherous no mans land looking for revenge for all … Continue reading

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Out of context quotes

Game sessions are always great for making memorable scenes in the mind’s eye, whether by epic actions or fails, or by the dialogue and quips that we all manage to produce. Almost inevitably, the attempt to reproduce these for people … Continue reading

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Smiling GM, Paranoid Players

One of the things that its easy to underestimate, when playing roleplay games, is the competitive element that still exists between players and the GM. This happens even in the most collaborative freeform games, and I think its largely inevitable … Continue reading

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Celebratory Sidestep

We fought our way up into London yesterday evening, despite the best efforts of South West Trains, to join G+A for A’s birthday. It’s one of those culturally important birthdays involving a 3 and a zero, and A had resolved … Continue reading

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