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It's a Gazebo!
Gaming

It’s a Gazebo!

This is a bit of Roleplaying lore that’s been kicking around the Internet for as long as I can remember. I found it going through my old documents in the loft as I was sorting out something for a campaign soon to start 🙂 So I will put it here verbatum, copied from the original …

Storage Box
Gaming

Rolls of £20 notes

I’m going to tell about something that happened when I gave up MTG for the first time, but I’m going to catch up with the gaming week. It’s been a very quiet week on the gaming front, I’ve clipped 4 Cryptothralls out of their sprue but that’s been it. Still finding it a challenge returning …

Meddling Kids
Book Review

Meddling Kids

Edgar Cantero. Titan Books. (322p) ISBN 9781785658761 Scooby Doo meets Cthulhu, with a smattering of Evil Dead. I had great hopes for Meddling Kids being a rollicking read with loads of adventure an chthonic mysteries, and do you know what? It delivered! Ancient evils, intelligent dogs, creepy old people, friendly local sheriff, First Nation character, …

Simply the Quest
Book Review

Simply the Quest

Maz Evans. Chicken House. (384p) ISBN 9781910655511 Well, in the second book of Maz Evans series we find out that it is not only QEII that has an interesting skill set, the rest of the royal family has certain aptitudes and attitudes. Nice to know that everyone enjoys a good BBQ. In Simply The Quest …

The Paninis of Pompeii
Book Review

The Paninis of Pompeii

Andy Stanton. HarperCollins. (176p) ISBN 9781405293853 My nephew and I are such great fans of Mr Gum and Andy Stanton and when he found out there was a new book from him to read he was so excited for my visit, though that goes without saying anyway. The Paninis of Pompeii share in Mr Gum’s …

Sam Wu is Not Afraid of Ghosts
Book Review

Sam Wu is Not Afraid of Ghosts

Katie and Kevin Tsang. HarperCollins. (224p) ISBN 9781405287517 Sam Wu is Not Afraid of Ghosts is the first in the Sam Wu series, and I of course have read number two before reading this one, but it takes nothing away from it. Sam feels that he has to prove he isn’t Scaredy-Cat Sam after an …

Murder of Crows
Journal

A Blag Of Booksellers

Collective Noun   In linguistics, a collective noun refers to a collection of things taken as a whole. Most collective nouns in everyday speech are mundane and not specific to just one kind, such as the word “group”, which is applied to “people” in the phrase “a group of people”, but is also applied to …