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Game Design: Power of Music [Repost]

Over the years I’ve run tabletops and larger live action games in a variety of ways, and nothing yet has proven to have the same ability as music to propel…..

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Watch by Robert J. Sawyer [Review]

Second in the World Wide Web series, Watch by Robert J. Sawyer immediately picks up in the aftermath of Wake with our protagonist Caitlin Decter having recently moved from Texas…..

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Jemaa el-Fnaa: What’s in a Name? [Repost]

The Jemaa el-Fnaa is the central market place and square of the Old City in Marrakech’s medina quarter. While the true origin of its name remains unclear, translation of Jemaa…..

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Ringling Museum: Bayfront Gardens [Repost]

Rounding out the expansive grounds that are home to the Tibbals Learning Centre gallery, circus and art museums, not to mention the Ca’d’Zan mansion which had once been the Sarasota…..

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Ringling Brothers Circus Museum [Repost]

While we were down in Florida for Nicole’s 2014 birthday we visited with her parents and took the opportunity to make the drive up to Sarasota to check out the…..

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The Thief of Always by Clive Barker [Review]

Written ten years before his critically acclaimed Abarat, it’s clear that even though The Thief of Always was Clive Barker’s first foray into Young Adult literature, that it certainly would…..

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Moroccan history: the Almohads [Repost]

Given how much I’ve written about their ruins, I thought I’d pay a little attention to the Dynasty responsible for settling one of our favourite parts of Morocco. Founded in…..