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Game On 2.0

Whilst tidying up my blog, I discovered an old draft post from November 2015, written following my visit to the Game On 2.0 exhibition at Newcastle Centre for Life. I guess I got distracted by other things and never got … Continue reading

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ADP Riot Tour

Jimmy Cauty’s Aftermath Dislocation Principle has arrived in Newcastle… I’ve been excited to see this since our last encounter with Jimmy and his model village, under a railway arch in London, back in January. At the time, Jimmy mentioned that … Continue reading

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Pie, Mash & Jellied Eels.

We were in London this weekend… and for no reason other than it seemed like a really good idea at the time, we decided to visit a traditional London Pie & Mash shop for our lunch. We went to Manze’s … Continue reading

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Thing of the Week: Butser Wicker Man

Giant neo-pagan equinox-worship effigies burning in the night. What’s not to like? Butser Ancient Farm Beltane Festival, 2012. (Click pic to embiggen) (And yes — technically — this is thing-of-last-week… but this is the first chance I’ve had to post … Continue reading

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Thing of the week: Bride of Pinbot

Farsight’s Pinball Arcade has quickly become my favourite video game release of the year, and this week they released the first monthly DLC pack: Bride of Pinbot and Medieval Madness. Bride of Pinbot brings back happy memories… the real table … Continue reading

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