Why I love Critical Role

I love RPGs. They’re a unique form of communal storytelling, a great way to spend time with friends, and at best they’re a fantastic creative outlet. Whether you’re sitting at a physical table or playing online, it’s enormous fun for everyone from the GM to the newest of novice players.[…]

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The Outsider ('Dishonored' Pop! Vinyl)

Starting a new obsession

I love learning how to do things. It’s pretty much my favourite thing in the world. It’s also one reason why my list of obsessions keeps growing. Whenever you learn something new, you find all this other stuff you want to learn about. It’s the gift that keeps on giving.[…]

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LTR Batman Lego clock, Hulk bowl, Batman mug, Superman Lego clock, b/w Evidence Lootcrate box and DC Comics New 52 Poster Collection

Nerdgasm: Alter Ego Lootcrate

Hooray! I finally received the Alter Ego Lootcrate in the post today. Please note: This was the June 2017 Lootcrate and today is 09 September. NerdVerse, meet your nemesis: The South African Postal Service. On the upside, every Lootcrate is a surprise because you never know which one you’re getting.[…]

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Asylum (Marcus Low) book cover

New Books: Asylum (Marcus Low)

Reading is what? Fundamental. One of South Africa’s annual literary highlights is the Open Book Festival. This usually takes place in and around Cape Town during early September, which is the start of spring. They’ve had great guests before, including some amazing international and local authors I would heartily recommend.[…]

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Taking the plunge/Fixing for coffee

Monday seems like a great time to talk about coffee. If you’ve ever seen one of the cunning devices pictured here, you may know it as a coffee plunger or a French press. Many people have one, but few know how to use them. Fortunately, it’s easy enough to learn.[…]

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