“If you can’t take a little bloody nose, maybe you oughtta go back home and crawl under your bed. It’s not safe out here. It’s wondrous, with treasures to satiate desires both subtle and gross; but it’s not for the timid.”

Q, Star Trek: The Next Generation “Q Who?”

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Tyrannous Stars

Does one ever truly have a choice? One can only match, move by move, the machinations of Fate, and thus defy the tyrannous stars. Kain, legacy of Kain The above quote always pops up on my timeline at this time of year. It stems from the period where we were…

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Combo Breaker

I’ll start with the proviso that I’ve been pretty goddamn rough this weekend. I had so much planned/to do but my body had other ideas. We’ve been helping our support bubble mother in law move house and so we had more furniture to build alongside general moving activities. Since I was running D&D on the […]

Anger

Anybody can become angry – that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way – that is not within everybody’s power and is not easy. -Aristotle I came across the above quote earlier […]

Respect

I have a little bit of a bugbear at the moment and as the title suggests it’s around that little thing called respect. Let’s get the first bit straight, I dont do things for a pat on the head or a well done.In truth those things make me uncomfortable, however when I give up my […]

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Defining Success

Hey team, this ones gonna be a bit of a ramble so just bear with me… I’ve had a number of thoughts rattling around my head regarding the word ‘success’ How do we define success? Against what should we measure our successes?…

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The Kobayashi Maru

For non Star Trek fans the title of this post has likely raised a WTF? reaction. The Kobayashi Maru is a training simulation which cannot be won. It is designed to test how a person reacts in the face of such adversity. In…

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D&D 5e – Starter Kit Retrospective

*Channels inner Treguard from Knightmare* ENTER STRANGER… Seriously, if you’ve never seen an episode of the old ITV show Knightmare, go educate yourself, you’ll thank me later. Go on, Now…I’ll wait.

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The Lost Mines – Session 10/11 – The Finale

The continuing adventures of the murderhobo group, Droop Troop. Droop drawing by Roland  Sessions 8-9 can be viewed here Possible spoilers for the Starter Kit….but we’ve gone Waaaaaayy off book at this point.. Session 10 – Escape from Tressandor Manor Our intrepid…

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The Laws of Work

With my recent job changes, I thought it poignant to actually finish this post. I wanted to share some guidelines that I’ve realised I tend to live my working life by. It’s true we are formed by those around us and I’ve…

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