School Holidays and Movie Making … in Minecraft!

School Holidays and Movie Making … in Minecraft!

It’s finally school holidays!  Yet I’m going to be busier than usual.  This week I’ll actually be teaching some kids how to make movies in Minecraft.  Having an avid Minecraft player at home, it was fun to look at it as an animation tool, rather than just a build game. My husband had a bit of a play around with an idea for an animation that he’s had for a while, and we thought we’d capture a little bit of…

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Boardgames, Dice and Cards!

Boardgames, Dice and Cards!

My husband and I have just about always been fairly avid video gamers, be it console or PC.  We like finding games we can play by ourselves and together.  When our son was old enough, we found games that we could all play.  As much fun as we were having, there was a gap in our gaming.  A little of that hole was filled by TCG like Pokemon, being more strategic, needing to read the cards, and do some math….

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Reverting to Analog

Reverting to Analog

I remember back to my days in High School, and how I always looked forward to the start of the year.  Not because I was starting another school year, but because I would get my new planner/diary for the coming year!  I loved keeping a diary, jotting notes, planning things, and generally knowing what was what. With the advent of the digital age, pretty much everything has been put online.  I have found, though, that with everything out there in…

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