A couple of weeks ago, just before the national lock down, I went to Airecon for the first time. Airecon is a board gaming convention in its sixth year that is based in Harrogate, Yorkshire. It started as a group of friends enjoying a weekend of gaming and then with a lot of hard work, … More Aireconuk – Board gaming in Harrogate
what kind of bird is that? … More An odd obsession with a Goldfinch…
It’s terrible to see friends in pain. I’m not talking about physical pain, I’m talking about psychological pain. Pain over a decision or a circumstance that they are facing that regardless of the advice you give, ultimately only they can decide and that decision will be based on their perception and NOT yours. Advice is … More You can’t always help
Some good advice to remember … More A 2020 pep talk for everyone…
Well that didn’t turn out as expected. So I’ll admit that I was hoping for a hung parliament with a Labour lead coalition. What I really didn’t expect was a Tory landslide! We all knew that Brexit was a divisive issue but I really felt that only Labour were offering a democratic way out; a … More I am shocked
Roleplaying: Dungeons & Dragons for the uninitiated. And if D&D doesn’t give you an idea of what roleplaying is; where on earth have you been living?? A group of us used to roleplay at school which is to say that it was pretty much all we did at school! It dominated most of my time … More Rekindling a love for roleplaying
TLDR: It’s easy for things get you down. Recognise this and counter it by doing more of what you enjoy with the people you enjoy. It’s so easy for external factors to affect how you feel and then for how you feel to affect how you behave. I’m generally a fairly positive guy and … More everyone feels down occasionally..