Content With Tag “Games”

  1. Week 56: Patches

    A wall covered in 20 different green and neutral paint patches

    A week of expanding paint samples, nerding out with temperature and humidity sensors, feeling rough, and a bunch of new board games. Read Week 56: Patches.

  2. Year 1: Home

    A full year of weeknotes represented as a grid of thumbnails

    A year of big life changes, buying a flat, losing Tootsie, writing a lot, trying to keep up to date with technology, games, puzzles, and a lot of isolation. Read Year 1: Home.

  3. Week 51: Tetris

    A large pile of neatly packed boxes full of my possessions

    A week of fighting moths, being great at packing, sorting cables, lots of Minecraft, being super excited for good internet, and some reduced stress levels. Read Week 51: Tetris.

  4. Week 47: Mortgage Offer

    A dark cave with glowing vines descending from the roof

    A week of obscene amounts of money, getting excited about cardboard boxes, lovely coffees with friends, three months of crosswords, and a celebratory meal. Read Week 47: Mortgage Offer.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. Week 31: Vaccine

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

  13. 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.

  14. 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.

  15. 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.

  16. 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.

  17. 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.

  18. 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.

  19. 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.

  20. 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.