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Gamechef & The Flavour of the Month

The annual GameChef contest has rolled around again. This year, the ingredients are CITY, EDGE, DESERT and SKIN. Normally, I’d leap at CITY, so I’m deliberately staying away from that – creativity through constraints and all that. I’m still fuzzy on what I’ll do with DESERT and SKIN (I’m considering a Moorcock-inspired surrealist fantasy involving [...]

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Dispatches from the Word Mines

When last we left our hero, he’d run a marathon. Other highlights since then: The wedding (HUGE SUCCESS) Honeymoon in Iceland (also fun; considerably less ice than expected though) Intracytoplasmic sperm injection, as we found out we were extremely unlikely to have kids using conventional methods. Now, when a man and a woman love each [...]

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