Well, that was fast. They came and replaced the boiler already! There’s one in the loft now finishing up seals and the like as I type… Colour me impressed!
It would seem that we have a leaking boiler in the loft. Of course, due to it’s location, the first we knew of it was marks on the ceiling under it, but by then the case had filled up and pipes were damaged. It can all be fixed, of course, though at a not insignificant …
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Well, we’re two weeks into the Lockdown, and we’re still more or less healthy. At least, no signs of COVID-19, which right now is the most important thing. There is a lot of frustration though, with the inability to find essentials like flour for baking; there’s not been a bag in any of our local …
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My analysis of the lead-up to the UK General Election next month. All views my own, of course.
It is early spring in the valley of Imladris, and a group of traders has just left, heading south to Gondor, when a message comes to the young mage Luorien to attend the library as soon as possible. Something is up!
Coming back to RPGs after many years away, I’m relearning just how difficult it is to run a game for a small party of low level characters, and having to scale down encounters so as not to make it impossible to progress.
Give me your tired, your poor,Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me:I lift my lamp beside the golden door. Emma Lazarus (1849–1887)
As some of you may know, I spend a lot of time on my own. I don’t work, and am not really fit enough to get very far on my own. Louise does what she can for me, but she can’t be around all the time and so I need to entertain myself most of …
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