Content With Tag “Games”

  1. Week 39: Cold Wet Flannel

    Tootsie laying on the floor with a wet flannel draped over his body.

    A week of work rounders, new Rowans, melting cats, a mid-year review, and a fun stag do where I learned something I'm unexpectedly good at. Read Week 39: Cold Wet Flannel.

  2. Week 38: Searches

    A week of being sensible, visiting family, a lot of code for code's sake, looking forward to seeing work friends, and finally committing money to my flat purchase. Read Week 38: Searches.

  3. Week 37: No Sleep

    A week of more isolation, lots of trouble sleeping, playing Northgard with friends, and a whole lot of obsessing over Webmention. Read Week 37: No Sleep.

  4. Week 36: Isolation

    Simon Legg + Cillian Murphy = Cam from Too Hot to Handle

    A week of isolating at home, cancelled plans, a third mortgage application, an awful lot of TV, and some roller coaster building. Read Week 36: Isolation.

  5. Week 34: £137,000

    My dad standing amongst trees and holding me as a baby

    A week of thinking about dad, second flat viewings, paying London rent for 7 years, and making my static website searchable. Read Week 34: £137,000.

  6. Week 33: Fire Safety

    A screenshot of the "Responses" section of one of my blog posts, showing social interactions with the post and a form to submit your own mentions of the page.

    A week of house buying progress, new characters, sun and champagne with friends, and a lot of time spent learning how webmentions work. Read Week 33: Fire Safety.

  7. Week 32: Daisy Chain

    Rowan kneeling down and putting a daisy chain around Charlotte's neck, they're sat on a picnic blanket in a sunny park

    A week of sunny parks, wearing shorts at every opportunity, some improvements to my mood, and fun racing games. Read Week 32: Daisy Chain.

  8. Week 31: Vaccine

    A week of sore arms, feeling useless, an awful lot of Minecraft, and delicious blended banana. Read Week 31: Vaccine.

  9. Week 30: Office

    A picture of our TV screen, with Eurovision playing. The running order is pinned to the TV cabinet, and lots of european flags hang across the wall.

    A week of office visits, successful speedruns, tetris-like cities, a mini Eurovision party, and training myself to like soap weed. Read Week 30: Office.

  10. Week 29: Pizza Party

    A large cave system in Minecraft, with pillars of rock and water and lava falls cascading from the ceiling.

    A week of blogging, trying to get rid of a mattress, binging all of The Circle, and a slightly over-the-top pizza party. Read Week 29: Pizza Party.

  11. Week 26: Five Pizzas

    A week of not working, getting great house news, eating and drinking a lot, and burning 20 hours on a game. Read Week 26: Five Pizzas.

  12. Week 25: Forbidden Hug

    A week of haircuts, COVID tests, time with friends, a forbidden hug, and doing an awful lot of crosswords. Read Week 25: Forbidden Hug.

  13. Week 24: Charismatic Hair

    A very messy head of hair

    A week of good cladding news, excellent (and very fancy) fry ups, having too much hair, and an off licence crawl. Read Week 24: Charismatic Hair.

  14. Week 20: Treasure

    A locked treasure chest

    A week of exciting treasure hunts, exciting house hunts, and organising my physical and mental space. Read Week 20: Treasure.

  15. Week 19: Sichuan Peppercorns

    A selfie taken from the front seat of a car. Rowan's sister is holding the camera, and on the back seat there's Rowan with his arms around his two brothers. They're all smiling, and Rowan's wearing a Christmas jumper.

    A week of Grace Dent, mouth-numbing noodles, giving stuff away, and hunting for London flats that aren't horrible fire traps. Read Week 19: Sichuan Peppercorns.

  16. Week 15: Jackie Weaver

    Jackie Weaver

    A week of no boardgames, getting drunk along to average TV, surprising life hacks, and the question on everybody's lips: did Jackie Weaver have the authority? Read Week 15: Jackie Weaver.

  17. Week 13: David

    A picture of me and my grandad when I was about 18 months old, we're outside and I'm laughing.

    A week of more bad news, a few silver linings, building factories, and hunting down cinnamon buns. Read Week 13: David.

  18. Week 9: Festive Spreadsheet

    A Christmas cake, decorated with heaps of royal icing that looks like snow. Small green trees made from pistachio paste are scattered across the top, with two wooden stags peeking around them

    A week of over-eating, chopping things really small, gripping chess montages, and building hospitals. Read Week 9: Festive Spreadsheet.

  19. Week 4: The Princess S(and)witch

    A week of writing a blog post, eating far too many toasties, and watching the sequel to one of the best films ever made: The Princess Switch. Read Week 4: The Princess S(and)witch.

  20. Week 2: Islands in the Stream

    A week of compulsively checking election results, craving cinnamon buns, and having one song on repeat. Read Week 2: Islands in the Stream.