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Family Reunion is coming up fast!

Are you ready for the family reunion this June 23rd 2018?  Hope to see you there.  We have a pretty nice list of family who are hoping to attend.  40 more words

Glaesman

Secret cypher! Loch Ness Monster!

Stravinsky LSO is a video release on the LSO’s own label of a 2015 concert at the Barbican featuring music by Berg, Webern, Ligeti and Stravinsky conducted by Simon Rattle.   473 more words

DVD Review

Berg

Having read Ice, I could not resist following it with Ann Quin’s Berg, another ‘experimental’ novel of the sixties. Whereas Ice flaunts its abstract otherworldliness, … 717 more words

Ann Quin

Goiserer Hütte

Forststrasseneldorado

Und leckere Kaspressknedlsuppn

Angerkogel

Vom Pyrnpass über Forstrasse und Wald auf das Gipfelplateau

The Notorious Board Game That Takes 1,500 Hours To Complete

(Source: kotaku.com)

The Campaign For North Africa, in all its glory. Photo by board game owner Charles Picard.

The thick, black-and-white rulebook packaged with every copy of the 1979 war-game The Campaign For North Africa is full of obtuse decrees, but the tabletop community always had a special appreciation for entry 52.6 – affectionately known as the “macaroni rule.” The Italian troops in World War II were outfitted with noodle rations, and in the name of historical dogma, the player responsible for the Italians is required to distribute an extra water ration to their forces, so that their pasta may be boiled. 1,992 more words

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