Looking to the rivers

In BluHum, you are encouraged to think oceanically – but, as it was pointed out, when you think of everything as ocean, and of the ocean as everything, then you really lose the sense of what really makes the ocean the ocean – of what defines it. A question popped in my head – wouldContinue reading “Looking to the rivers”

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New family! Political murals in Newcrest

The main argument behind my dissertation is that games are empowering through the storytelling opportunities they provide. Tired of reading theory, which felt like spinning round and round in the same circles, I realised that it’s been a while since I told a story I wanted to tell. So I created this family – forContinue reading “New family! Political murals in Newcrest”

Old books, surf magazines, dust

Starting a new subject in a new semester makes a good excuse to go through my parents’ old books… again. “That sounds like a nice activity”, my friend from Finland said, and I told him that sure, as long as you ignore the dust flying all around you. Go through old things on a cloudyContinue reading “Old books, surf magazines, dust”

The Sims 4 Snowy Escape: Siberia subpack

A collage of The Sims 3 Mother Russia images, The Sims 4 Snowy Escape promo material, and archival images of exiles in Siberia (including one of Jozef Pilsudski).

Fibbing Friday entry one!

So PCGuyIV and Di run this thing called Fibbing Friday, where each Friday they post questions and “the idea is to answer the questions below as imaginatively as possible. Just be sure your answers bend, stretch, break, or outright ignore the truth.” I thought – what’s more entertaining than making stuff up? So this FridayContinue reading “Fibbing Friday entry one!”

I got The Sims 4: City Living! Welcome Estera

City Living was the third expansion pack to The Sims 4, released back in 2016. I know this was a while ago, but I only recently started catching up with the Simmies. (More than) four years late, I finally got this one – it joined Eco Lifestyle, which I got in June, and last weekContinue reading “I got The Sims 4: City Living! Welcome Estera”

2020: Summation/Share Your World

So I’ve lately been enjoying blogging for the sake of blogging, and it reminded me of the old good times when I started blogging as – I think – a 9-year-old. The sense of the blogging community was strong to me back in 2007, and I’ve recently felt it again. So in this post I’mContinue reading “2020: Summation/Share Your World”