Category: Just For Fun

Fiddling While the World Burns: Playing Pandemic

By , March 4, 2020

While the world tracks and decides how to deal with Covid-19, a new and growing form of coronavirus, our family is fiddling while the world burns, playing the cooperative game, Pandemic by Z-Man Games.

Pandemic

The box cover of Pandemic by Z-Man Games (Image: Amazon.com).

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This Year’s Alternative Superbowl: Quirky British/Irish Comedies

By , February 2, 2020

I hear tell some sports teams are doing something considered important today. Once again, we’re ignoring that, but still gathering with friends to eat and watch T.V.

Unlike past years, when we held Austen Fest, (see An Alternative to the Superbowl—Austen Fest and Austen Fest 2018) we’re doing Quirky British Comedies. And by “British,” we mean Irish as well, even though one of our “Irish” selections was actually filmed on the Isle of Man.

Waking Ned Devine

Waking Ned Devine, an Irish story actually filmed on the Isle of Man (Image: Amazon.com).

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