Satisfy your inner Indiana Jones or Miss Marple and become a City Adventurer

Do you ever long for a bit of adventure in your life? Are you looking for somewhere or something to explore? Or maybe you love solving things, such as puzzles and word games, or pulling all the clues together and solving a problem Well, you are not alone. Join the City Adventurers and share experiences, adventures … More Satisfy your inner Indiana Jones or Miss Marple and become a City Adventurer

The Lost Continent

The other day we were clearing out a book case and I came across my copy of The Lost Continent, Travels in Small-Town America. This was Bill Bryson’s first travel book, in which he chronicled a trip in his mother’s Chevy around small town America in the late 1980’s. Ian and I first went on … More The Lost Continent

Do you ever start reading a book and realise it’s not what you thought it was?

Having read a lot of murder mystery books recently (check out reviews on https://itmgames.co.uk/blog/) I decided to read something for a change. How about a nice little winters tale? So I picked up Coming Home To A Winter Wonderland by international best selling author Nora Roberts. The blurb told me it was a Christmas story … More Do you ever start reading a book and realise it’s not what you thought it was?

Review of Tales of the Black Widowers and More Tales of the Black Widowers

Guest blog from Ian Thirkettle. Tales of the Black Widowers and More Tales of the Black Widowers Recently we decided to clear the loft and I came across a couple of old mystery books.  These were Tales of the Black Widowers and More Tales of the Black Widowers both by Isaac Asimov.  These are collections … More Review of Tales of the Black Widowers and More Tales of the Black Widowers

Hotel Alpha

Just finished reading Hotel Alpha by Mark Watson.  The book is narrated between Graham, the concierge of the hotel, and Chas, the blind adopted son of the hotel’s owner. Chas had been blinded by a fire at the hotel, which killed his mother. Howard York, the hotel owner rebuilt the Alpha and adopted Chas. The book was not … More Hotel Alpha