Reflections on my experiences in my viva, what I learnt from it, and what I wish I had known so I could feel more reassured going in.
Reflections on the new Dungeons & Dragons adventure supplement ‘Candlekeep Mysteries’ and the politics and commodification of knowledge in institutions of higher learning
To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Pokémon franchise, I reflected briefly on how the game design foregrounds academia and the pursuit of knowledge
A reflection on how some aspects of contemporary play culture in table-top role-playing can be valuable practices for pedagogy
August is #RPGaDay month. Seeing that there are several different prompts for every day, and Twitter isn’t the best platform for the length in which I wanted to write, I decided to write my posts to my blog. And instead of writing 31 individual posts for each day, I decided to do them in weekly blasts, starting with this post for days 1 to 7.
A short reflection on Disney/Pixar’s 2020 film Onward, and its treatment of masculinity and the expression of grief.
My response to a recent article on Classic FM’s web site about a Twitter discussion on the possibility of Ludwig van Beethoven being Black, and the epistemic injustices that this discussion exposes.
Some reflections on Comrades, a table-top role-playing game about revolutions by W.M. Akers, and why I want to play the game in today’s political climate.
Some reflections on a recent BBC Radio 4 interview about the need to ‘have conversations about empire’, and what the terms of such ‘conversations’ mean.