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  • Elden Ring or “How to die with style”

    Elden Ring or “How to die with style”

    It compels me. Not the pursuit of the Elden shards, but the game itself… It is time for Elden Ring. I’m only three months late, but this game taken the world by storm and there’s no shortage of coverage this long after launch. It’s an incredibly expansive and compelling adventure of your own making. Want […]

  • Escape to Sicily (Parte Seconda)

    Escape to Sicily (Parte Seconda)

    This post is part two in a series about Sicily. Part one can be found here. I’m back with more things you can do in Sicily (or more specifically, Taormina and the surrounding area.) Play tour guide to unsuspecting visitors Be sure to pay close attention to information plaques as you never know when you […]

  • Escape to Sicily (Not quite…)

    Escape to Sicily (Not quite…)

    This will be a short one. I’ve run out of time today but will be back over the weekend for the real part two Sicily post. Ah, Sicily. It has only been a week since we were there, and I’m already missing it. To recreate a little of the holiday, I made rigatoni alla Norma […]

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  • The journey home

    Free wifi is always an alluring prospect, and having it on an otherwise incredibly boring 4 hour bus journey seems perfect. What I didn’t bank on was how busy the bus got as we stopped to pick up people along the way s Free wifi is always an alluring prospect, and having it on an […]

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  • Off to Edinburgh

    Apparently more traveling is on the agenda, as I’m heading to Edinburgh a couple of days after getting back! Next week I’m going to crash out completely and do nothing, bar play LoL…Speaking of which, I’ve been really getting into it. It took a bit of getting used to but my last few matches have […]

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  • The last day

    Things have been crazy here and I haven’t been able to post up anything about the last day of gamescom. I got back from Germany on Monday night, then was at Tennent’s Vital all day yesterday so this is the first time I’ve had to write. And I’m heading to Edinburgh tomorrow! Things really are […]

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  • Gamescom…closed?

    Saturday was definitely an interesting day. Not much in the way of actual gaming went on, but the games I did get to play/see were big ones. It was also my first experience of being there at the very start for the insane opening rush. We arrived at Koelnmesse over an hour before opening and […]

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