Settlers of Catan

As a couple, me and Liam are a bit obsessed with board games (yeah, we’re such rock stars). Liam buys them, and I beat him at them. The latest to our collection is Settlers of Catan – you may have heard of it on the Big Bang Theory, as it’s a favourite for the group. …

Southsea Food Festival

Hi! Last weekend, me and Liam went to the local Food Festival which happens over one weekend every year. It usually means Pimms, and this year was no exception. We ended up grabbing a glass each, and a burger, and sitting on Southsea Common in the shade (it was way too hot to sit in …

Graduation Day

On Monday it was Liam’s Graduation day, following a year’s hard work studying for his Masters. He actually finished his Masters in September, but they wait until the undergraduate ceremonies for the postgrads to formally shake the hand of the Chancellor (Sandi Toksvig!) and Vice Chancellor – so he had to wait a long time …

Internet Nostalgia

I got thinking some time ago about how much the Internet has changed since I started using it in my teens. Gone are the days of chatting over MSN, having to come off the computer if someone needs to use the phone, and filling quizzes on Myspace with not-so-subtle passive aggressive digs (we all did …