Geek Culture, Lifestyle

5 life lessons to take from Dungeons and Dragons

I've been playing Dungeons and Dragons for a few years now, and one of the things I've noticed is that there are so many real-life lessons that can be found while rolling dice, creating characters, hunting dragons and casting spells. Here are just five of the life lessons you can pick up by playing D&D.… Continue reading 5 life lessons to take from Dungeons and Dragons

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Lifestyle, personal

The scientist’s brain and the artist’s heart

I used to think I was a scientist: all logic, and reasoning, good grades and smart choices. Now, I'm starting to think I might be an artist after all.

Lifestyle, personal

New Year’s Goals for Exploration

As you'll know if you've been following my blog for a while, each year I set myself goals. These goals usually relate to my personal life, writing, work, and health, and are usually tied together by a common theme. This year's theme is exploration. I spent a lot of last year trying to find my… Continue reading New Year’s Goals for Exploration

Geek Culture, Lifestyle, me, personal

A look back at my highlights of 2018

Since it's getting towards the end of the year, it's time to look back on some of my personal highlights of 2018.

Lifestyle, me, personal

New job, new mindset, new blogging habits: a life update

It's been a while, blog. But I'm here to talk about where I've been for the last year, and about where I'm at now, including my new job, my new mindset, and the new blogging habits I'm hoping to make.

Geek Culture, Lifestyle, me, personal

The making of a nerd (or how Dungeons and Dragons changed my life)

In my heart, I've always been a nerd. But it's not been easy, and I've not always known it. In fact, there have been times when I wished I wasn't, when I hid who I was. The world can make it hard to be different, and I wanted to share with you a story of… Continue reading The making of a nerd (or how Dungeons and Dragons changed my life)

Geek Culture, Lifestyle, me

Six Nerdy New Year’s Resolutions

My nerdy goals for the new year.

Lifestyle

2017: My Year in Review (and in Gifs)

I look back on my 2017 of geekery, busy-ness and life changes.

Lifestyle

2017 Goals: How Did I Do?

As it approaches the end of the year, I look back at the goals I set for 2017, and whether I've managed to achieve these.

Lifestyle, personal

Three Ways My Life Has Changed in Three Years of Blogging

Reflections on three years of blogging.