Planning A House Without The Pride

  I love houses that become homes. I love how a building can start to symbolise who lives there and represent the life they are trying to live. This is a bit strange seeing as I was unbelievably bored by architecture in Art History classes. I think this is because the walls, the roofs, the…

Out Of The Silent Planet, C. S. Lewis

3/52, 20th Jan 2014, Week 3 Forgetting just how intelligent Lewis is, this was a wonderful refresher into the imagination of such a great writer. It was impossible not to sink into such a fantastic world, and I was reading parts to Bear just to share how wonderful I found it. Details such as language,…

A Few Things I Love About Pregnancy

So you know I am pregnant, and you know that in general I believe pregnancy to be an annoying, frustrating, and full of pain and suffering. However, in the name of balance, not putting all women of having children, and keeping everyone up to date I thought I’d write down some of the amazing, fascinating…

Project Managing and Board Game Design

  So a new opportunity has arrived for me to work on a board game. This definitely isn’t my normal project but to be fair the game is awesome. It also encompasses so many things I love: creativity, imagination and storytelling. The idea that I could technicaly be involved in a very popular game is…

Arty Party: Needle Felting

On a Saturday night I’m often in with my husband watching TV or a film, or just hanging out on a nice day off with some food and a chat. However, this Saturday I decided to join a good friend’s “Arty Party” in which we would all be taught a little needle felting. This really…

A Kids Place in Nature

Yesterday I read an article about how the National Trust have released a list of 50 things a kid should do out in nature before they are twelve, similar to 101 things to do before you die fads that went round a few years ago, as well as the regular 100 books to read, which…