Author Archives: Rhube

An Ursula Le Guin Award

Yesterday we heard the sad news that Ursula Le Guin passed away. There is something wonderful in the almost continuous outpouring of tributes and memories that has been ongoing since. Her work touched a lot of people. She changed the … Continue reading

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A poem in honour of Usula K Le Guin, who has passed away

Where are the words, when words lack? Who takes this emptiness and gives it name? You are gone and feel no more, but I am just the same. You wove dreams to change lives You changed the world with words … Continue reading

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“You are in a room…” A Tweet-based Adventure, Episode 2

Read Episode 1. Player 1: Once the tea is finished, let’s try the door on the right at the far end of eastern corridor @YouAreInnaRoom: You finish the tea and head to the far end of the Eastern corridor. You … Continue reading

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“You are in a room…” A Tweet-based Adventure

A million (2) years ago I started a tweet-based adventure game which went on for several months, but stalled because Life Happened. It was one of the most enjoyable and magical pieces of shared storytelling I’ve done for a while, … Continue reading

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What do I want from the coming year?

I want lots of things. Some of those things are achievements. Some of those things move my life along. Some of those things are things. Things I wish to own. Things that will make my living environment better. Things that … Continue reading

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Review – Star Wars: The Last Jedi

(Here be spoilers.) I wasn’t sure I wanted to review The Last Jedi, but men on the Internet are being so silly, I felt like there needed to be a voice of reason. I’ll never understand why middle-aged men think … Continue reading

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Reading: Descartes’s First Meditation

What I did on my hols. I’ve been meaning to write something about my trip to Australia for a while, but goodness, I took a lot of photos. This, however, is one little thing I did for me that I … Continue reading

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Buy me a coffee!

I have ditched the old Tip Jar. I’m very grateful to everyone who ever donated to this blog that way, but it was kind of a weird system where I had to tell PayPal I’d provided you with a service … Continue reading

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Review: The Good Place

I have a new favourite show. It’s both smart and easily digestible, and it’s refreshingly diverse and unproblematic. It’s called The Good Place, and each episode explicitly explores moral theories in the context of wacky, upbeat sitcom hi-jinks. I never … Continue reading

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Review: The Lizzie Borden Chronicles

Lizzie Borden took an axe gave her mother forty whacks; when she saw what she had done she gave her father forty-one. So goes the old folk rhyme, which is slightly mangled in the opening credits of Lifetime’s TV series … Continue reading

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