In my day job I do a lot of teaching and a bit of game play. The gaming only happens when I can combine the two. Here’s an game I devised that game we use during a lecture on Quality Management. It’s called ‘The Pharmacist’s Dilemma’. I decided to experiment with videoing this talk as a […]
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I spend a lot of my time in different communities – rich/poor; Muslim/Christian; science/faith; old/young – and so I’m always wondering what makes us all different. I think a community needs three key things, each of them built upon the previous idea. A community needs people or members. (That kinda goes without saying really!) The […]
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‘And she gave birth to her firstborn, a son. She wrapped him in cloths and placed him in a manger, because there was no guest room available for them.’ Luke 2:7 Okay, I know it’s a flowerbed not a manger, but you take my point. So this is it: Christmas Eve, the final day of […]
Read More Undertale and Advent: Love in Broken Places
The third candle of Advent is ‘Joy’ or the ‘Shepherd’s candle’. For me that’s three great topics: The Joy; The Journey; and The Banned.
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Okay, first things, first: we’re all geeks here. So, before anything else, let’s ask ourselves: how would the Borg go about identifying the first Advent candle? With that all-important qualifier out of the way, Candle One-Of-Four is about HOPE … … and, in order to illustrate what hope might look like, I want to use Magic […]
Read More HOPE, the first Advent candle: an MtG-player’s perspective