Author Archives: thatgiantman

How to make a magnetic hourglass

I was in Waterstones over Christmas and in their gifty section, they had a magnetic hourglass that looked pretty cool; essentially, a regular hourglass with some sort of ferrous “sand” and a magnetic in the base. However, it was £20, … Continue reading

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Bacon? Bac-off!

Just a short post this week, as I have a lot of other stuff on my plate. A while back, I planned to do a Great British Bacon, where I would try different bacon recipes over a ten week period. … Continue reading

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Campaign setting – The World’s Most Interesting Fast Food Restaurant

This is a silly idea that suddenly came to me. It is a short roleplaying campaign (I suspect 6-8 sessions before it gets boring) that could be played in most systems, with a bit of adjustment. Basic concept: The players … Continue reading

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Plans for 2018

Here is a selection of miscellaneous plans I have for the coming year. Write more Every week, I intend to write… something. It may be a blog post (for this or one of my other blogs), but it may also … Continue reading

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Great British Bake-On

Like millions of others, I am mourning the loss of Great Britsh Bake-Off to Channel 4. I’ll probably watch the first episode out of curiosity, when it finally rolls round, but I can’t imagine it will be anywhere near as … Continue reading

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Business card advent calendar – midyear update

Ok, so I’m almost halfway through the year, slightly over halfway to advent, and slightly less than halfway through my advent calendar. However, I’ve found my rhythm, so I’m pretty sure I’ll be all done by the time the first … Continue reading

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Bullet Journalling – a two journal variation

[Note: This post assumes you have a rough idea what Bullet Journalling involves. If not, just Google the term and you’ll find lots of great info to get you started… then come back here, obviously. :-)] I’ve always been a … Continue reading

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