The school summer holidays; Forty plus days of no work and having time to catch up on lost sleep, half-read books and to get out exploring.
But despite being in the midst of a storm as I type, which has brought some much needed rain, for weeks the whole of the country has experienced soaring temperatures which has seen me retreat to a darkened room faster than a vampire evading a crispy death!
I don’t do hot.
So I’ve found myself (among other, cooling, lets-not-use-much-energy activities) returning to video games. I’ve always considered myself a gamer – not a proper one, with a multi-platform set-up, a swivel chair and my own Twitch channel. More that I’m someone who likes to dabble in different games, dip a toe in and move on to something else when I can’t conquer a level.
You know, like every other hobby I’ve ever had. 😉
Hi everyone! Well it’s almost the end of my first week off over the summer (5 more to go!) and I’ve been a very busy bee. I decided a couple of weeks ago that the kitchen was in need of an update, so organised for a decorator to visit and give me some quotes.
That was last Friday, when I rushed home, after waving goodbye to colleagues for the next month, only to sit around waiting for two hours and finally realising she wasn’t going to turn up! Naturally, I was annoyed but it turned out to be a blessing in disguise because it was a CALL TO ACTION!
I was going to do it all myself…
You can’t fold a piece of paper in half more than 7 times.
I learned this ‘fact’ when I was a child and set about trying to disprove it at every available opportunity, using a variety of papers, thick and thin, until I got bored.
Which was probably after about a day…
However, it did lead me to the world of paper folding, a skill I’ve admired for many years but never mastered. Until now.
Mastered may be pushing it…
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Oh hai there!
If, based on the title quote, you’re reading this hoping it’ll be about the cult ‘romantic drama’ The Room, where fans pay homage to its awfulness by throwing around plastic cutlery, you’ll be sorely disappointed. There will be no spoon chucking in my posts!
In fact, I’ve not even seen the film, despite S suggesting we watch it on more than one occasion, along with other cult ‘so bad they’re good’ movies, such as Birdemic and Sharknado*. But you might as well carry on reading anyway, because, well you’re here now!
So what is this post about? Well, as it’s Fadtastic Friday, I thought I’d share a new-ish and so far fairly unfulfilled fad of mine. Want to feel under intense pressure to be incredibly intelligent whilst racing against time? Want to pretend you’re Jack Bauer and feel like you’re saving the world? Want to do all this as you’re locked in a room with no visible way out? Then let’s talk about LIVE ESCAPE PUZZLE ROOMS! They’re all kinds of fun 😀