Bipolar disorder, previously known as manic depression, is a mental disorder that causes periods of depression and periods of elevated mood. The elevated mood is significant and is known as mania or hypomania, depending on its severity, or whether symptoms of psychosis are present. I want to be upfront about the reason for this post.
“How important it is for us to recognise and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!” – Maya Angelou In my time as a board game hobbyist, there have been many occasions when being a woman meant you were in the minority. If you scan all the youtube reviewers and content makers online, visit board game nights
I always want to write late at night, I get so many ideas flying through my head but then I come to write them down and they disappear so here I am, at 11pm, hoping to write something coherent. Of course I enjoy writing reviews and about the games I love but, I get my true
I must start this endeavour with a thank you to Katie for allowing me some real estate on her blog to share with you my thoughts on board games. I’ll give you the briefest of backgrounds on me–my name is Angela, I’m 34, married to a lovely husband, and I teach secondary school English and
The Wild West, home of cowboys and native Indians, lawmen and outlaws, the gangs and the gunfighters and most importantly, the Western Legends. Kolossal’s first game, Western Legends, designed by Hervé Lemaître and illustrated by Roland MacDonald, combines intuitive and diverse gameplay in a world filled with powerful historical figures. During the game, players will travel across the
Christmas is the most magical time of year, celebrating with family and friends, eating an obscene amount of mince pies, carol singing, way too many glasses of mulled wine, awaiting that visit from Santa Claus on Christmas Eve and of course, WARGAMES. Really though, I remember that excitement I would get as a child, unable
What happens when one of your all time favourite games is turned into an app? Wonderful things, that what happens. A few weeks ago, CGE released the Through the Ages app and I wanted to give a few of my first impressions on it. I haven’t played as many games on the app as I
I got the chance to play a few games of Commands and Colours: Ancients over the past couple of weeks and thought I’d share a few of my first impressions with you.
Anxiety comes in many forms, for many reasons and is a very personal thing for anybody dealing with it. It’s something that a lot of people deal with but hardly anybody is talking about. I hope that by talking about these issues, I can contribute to a community where this stuff is normal, accepted, talked
Mental illness. Something that so many people deal with but something that is so scary to talk about. Statistics say that one in four, that’s right, one in four people will experience a mental health problem at some point in their life. That’s huge. I try to speak up about the issues that I face but