Monthly Archives: June 2011

Off to Wembley … next year.

So I managed (not too surprisingly) to get a Wembley ticket for a session of the Olympics’ Men’s Football. I’m intrigued to know what countries I may be watching but there’s still some way to go before all 16 places … Continue reading

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How to take the long way to the pub

Today was farewell meal’n’drinks for someone in our company and we planned to go to The Crown in Playhatch after work. As we would be drinking, I decided to cycle to work – only a few miles – instead of … Continue reading

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Jackboots on Whitehall

The gaming society at Reading Uni held a “F**ked up Film Night” tonight, showing “Jackboots on Whitehall”, a great WW2 comedy film made with puppets. Hordes of famous names provided the voices, such as Ewan McGregor, Richard E. Grant, Timothy … Continue reading

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UK Games Expo 2011 bring and buy stall

The stall moves around from year to year but never seems to have enough space. There were a huge range of second hand games being put up for sale but I wasn’t really in the mood to buy: We already … Continue reading

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UK Games Expo 2011 Kniziathon

Every games convention should endeavour to run a Kniziathin or something similar. The premise is simple – a number of games are made available (in this case, all are by Reiner Knizia) and people turn up and play them whenever … Continue reading

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47th Birthday

Today I actually get to be the age I approximate my age to all year. I don’t really keep track of the number anymore so simply subtract birth_year from current_year to work out how old I am. So this year … Continue reading

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