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MIF – What if Women Ruled the World?

MIF – What if Women Ruled the World?

For Manchester International Festival, What if Women Ruled the World is a dramatic artwork pondering one of life’s great questions.

Becoming a teacher – PGCE Secondary Computer Science

Becoming a teacher – PGCE Secondary Computer Science

Put together my love of teaching and my passion for inspiring young people with technology and you get my next career – a Computer Science teacher!

Game Review – Corks

Game Review – Corks

Corks is a fast and furious card game of elimination, speed, thought, co-ordination, stealth and cunning – is it good enough to join our party game faves?

How to experience Hong Kong in two days

How to experience Hong Kong in two days

The destination for our honeymoon was Bali, but we decided to make Hong Kong a quick city break on the way. Here’s how we experienced Hong Kong in two days.

MIF – Party Skills for the End of the World

MIF – Party Skills for the End of the World

Party Skills for the end of the World is an immersive show, created for Manchester International Festival, showing you how to celebrate your life.

Game Review – Secrets

Game Review – Secrets

Secrets is a new deception/bluffing game for four to eight players. You’ll be assigned to one of three teams, but your identity could change at any moment!

BarCamp Manchester 2017 – cancelled

BarCamp Manchester 2017 – cancelled

It is with a heavy heart that I announce I will not be running BarCamp Manchester in 2017. It’s been an amazing three years though!

Game Review – T.I.M.E Stories, Prophecy of Dragons

Game Review – T.I.M.E Stories, Prophecy of Dragons

Prophecy of Dragons is the fourth T.I.M.E Stories expansion we’ve played. So far, they’ve done an excellent job as keeping us excited, can they keep it up?

Urban Exploration – Taman Festival, Bali

Urban Exploration – Taman Festival, Bali

Taman Festival Park in Bali was abandoned around 20 years ago. Rumours of ghosts and human flesh craving crocodiles weren’t putting us off from visiting!

Top Picks from UK Games Expo 2017

Top Picks from UK Games Expo 2017

After 48 hours at the UK Games Expo 2017, here are our top picks from all the games, plus some extra highlights from the weekend.

Escape Room, Preston – Spy Mission

Escape Room, Preston – Spy Mission

Last weekend, after our visit to Escape Room Preston to play Vampire Chronicles, we followed up immediately with their newest room Spy Mission,Β a room we haven’t seen crop up in any other Escape Game site. Spy Mission is rated five out of five stars, so […]

Escape Room, Preston – Vampire Chronicles

Escape Room, Preston – Vampire Chronicles

This weekend we returned to Escape Room Preston to try out not one, but two rooms! The first, Vampire Chronicles has been there from the start, but we haven’t yet had the chance to play. We had previously thoroughly enjoyed our visits to Escape Room […]


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