Monthly Archives: April 2014


Just returned from a cultural event at McDevitts, the launch of Allison McVety’s latest book of poems, Lighthouses. A pleasant time listening to Allison reading a selection of her poems and afterwards chatting to Microsofties, past and present, that I … Continue reading

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Student Nationals 2014 – Leicester

Last summer, I had a chat with the Reading team about whether we wanted to enter the Student Nationals again. It would be our tenth event – if you include 2013 where we spent the whole weekend in our hotel … Continue reading

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Infernal Contraption game review

To pass the time at the Nationals, Sue and I tried out a game we hadn’t seen before – Infernal Contraption (1st ed) by Privateer Press. As you can see, the box art is appealing so I was hoping for … Continue reading

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