Monthly Archives: March 2007

I’ve got a ticket to Ryde

I love playing Ticket To Ride. There are very few rules to learn, the board is well designed and the pieces are well made. At home we play the US and European maps frequently (and sometimes the UK map we … Continue reading

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Rheinländer

Rheinländer certainly looks impressive from the box art but the contents do not meet your expectations. The game isn’t too bad – I did find myself actually starting to understand the underlying strategy needed to win as time went by (normally … Continue reading

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Boardgamer category for Student Nationals 2007

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City Centre Attractions of Edinburgh

From the bus (after our bout of tourism) we spotted this tea-time troupe of characters who are, according to the road sign, City Centre Attractions. The large pink creature is actually someone in an inflatable sumo wrestler outfit.

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Edinburgh Dungeon

Being tourists we decided to walk around and find fun stuff to do. The Edinburgh Dungeons would appear to be the central trap for such people and we fell in, much to our cost. Spoiler alert for anyone who is … Continue reading

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Spring colours

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I’m burning, I’m burning…

Every time I think I’m making progress, my avocado plant lets me know that this isn’t the case. Throughout the winter, the tiny greenhouse had been keeping the plant just warm enough to keep going. The inside always seemed damp … Continue reading

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