A song for Walsall? Fog on the Tame…

February 2, 2016

it’s all mines, it’s all mines.

Or, “We built this city on rock and holes“…

This is a very brief post to say I saw a diagram this morning of some exclusion zones in the Black Country where we know there are mine workings so close to the surface it’s dangerous to develop the land for any purpose, including storage. That is, presuming you want to find whatever you store there when you come back for it.

Even as a car park, it wouldn’t really work. (picture below taken from BBC news article here)

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Astonishing.


Writing about Games, Writing Games to Write About

January 23, 2016

I’m a massive fan of the Metrozone (Petrovitch) series by Simon Morden, and have read a number of his other books. He’s been a speaker at Greenbelt, which was fun to listen to. On the side column of this blog, you can even see the Freezone flag. Click it to find out more.

So, I was delighted to read recently that he’s invented a new game too. Read the rest of this entry »