25. 01. 2015
The Sage Tea Maker (image supplied by Sage)

Sage Tea Maker

The great and all-powerful rise of the espresso is confusing to me. I live in a country which has a cultural obsession with tea, where people will wax lyrical about the restorative properties...

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03. 01. 2015
Draughts, London

Review: Draughts London

I’m a Kickstarter backer of Draughts London,  and how could I not be? My primary problem with board games is not being able to find places to play them with people, especially since...

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29. 12. 2014
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I, Kettle

Last year, flush with the success of a year without changing employment more than once, I bought one of the most geeky items I have ever bought. On spec, I ordered a wi-fi...

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26. 12. 2014
It Begins

Flurry

The annual resolution to spend more time blogging has been made, and it’s 4am on Boxing Day, so what else am I going to do? Christmas has happened, in the way that it...

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04. 12. 2014
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Office Space

This month, I’ve mostly been getting better at working from home.   It’s been a year and a half since I quit my full time job and went contracting. The first gig was...

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03. 12. 2014
Graupel

Black Boxes

It’s been two years since I built my new computer. Well, it’s been about two months since I built my computer, but before that, it was two years. Well, not since I built...

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18. 11. 2014
Banned Aid

Banned Aid

It’s winter time, and there’s a need to be afraid.It’s winter time, we let in Bob, and our fate is made.And in our world of plenty, comes a certain oily stench. It’s a...

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24. 10. 2014
Dreamfall Chapters: Chapter One: Reborn

Dreamfall Chapters: Chapter One: Reborn

This is a spoiler-free review of Dreamfall: Chapters.  Spoilers for Dreamfall & TLJ are within. This I said this morning: I’ve been waiting for the sequel to Dreamfall since I finished the first...

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15. 10. 2014
Not In My Game

Not In My Game

Hey look, Gamergate opinion. So, last month I wrote a long screedy article about GamerGate, focusing on the appropriation of the Gamer identity. There I said a lot of things about the people...

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14. 10. 2014
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House of Leaves

I bought a book. It’s been about five years since I bought my first Kindle, and I’ve never really looked back. I love books, I love libraries, and I love the feeling of...

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