Originally posted 2016-01-08 08:00:41. “The tablets have stopped working haven’t they?” I heard something in his voice. I wanted to think it was concern but it sounded more like anger. I put out my hand to reassure him but he pulled away sharply. “I’m fine Paul,” I said. I tried not to sound as if I…

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Originally posted 2015-12-29 12:00:56. Recently I’ve taken part in two Hearthstone tournaments. The first one was not great. Lost opening match 2-0 to someone who (a)successfully Golden Monkeyed me (not a euphemism) (b)completely bamboozled me with a Hunter secret I was not expecting (Dart Trap! – first time I’ve ever seen it played!). Last Wednesday…

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Originally posted 2015-12-25 12:00:43. Previously published here! Now brought to you via podcast reading. Enjoy! Listen to the show here: Direct Download or Site link Or follow the Geeks and Geeklets podcast network on iTunes, Stitcher, and other podcasting sites!

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Originally posted 2015-12-19 17:00:59. Day 19 of the new challenge from Books and Cupcakes where we will be focusing on children’s books! This is a book that terrified me when I was young and another book I read too many times (in the end once again my mother had to step in – it was giving me…

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Originally posted 2015-12-17 17:00:30. For this month’s Books and Cupcakes, we’re focusing on Children’s books. You probably know the story. Family of six (Mum, Dad and four boys) are shipwrecked onto a desert island. They survive by pulling together, building a very cool house (in terms of living quarters they create what amounts to a desert…

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Originally posted 2015-12-15 17:00:28. Day 15 of the new challenge from Books and Cupcakes where we will be focusing on children’s books! Another book I compulsively read and reread when I was young. I even ended up reading  the sequels Good Wives, Little Men and Jo’s Boys, although I don’t really remember much about those books. But…

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Originally posted 2015-12-11 17:00:08. Day 11 of the new challenge from Books and Cupcakes where we will be focusing on children’s books! I read this book so many times when I was young. My favourite part was when the grandfather gives Heidi goats milk and goats cheese – it sounded delicious. Then later when Heidi curls up to…

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Originally posted 2015-12-10 20:00:18. Day 10 of the new challenge from Books and Cupcakes where we will be focusing on children’s books! When I was young I loved “choose your own adventure” type books, particularly the Steve Jackson/Ian Livingstone Fighting Fantasy series. But sometimes I tired of the fantasy genre and wanted something with a more modern…

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