A few months ago I saw the Australian western Sweet Country, and it’s been echoing around my mind since. In the outback, a preacher is pressed upon by an embittered and racist neighbour to lend his aboriginal labourer for a few days. His initial reluctance is overcome by an appeal to his Christian charity: “Isn’t… Read More
Playing Rollet 8 hours-a-day at conventions makes you quite good at it. Here are our pro-tips, in the hope that we meet more worthwhile opponents next time: Assign offence and defence for the kickoff At the beginning of the round, you can get a psychological edge by being the first to hit the wooden… Read More
Our departure from the EU looms. This is likely to hit Et Games’ hard: the pound will continue to lose value. Exporting to Europe will become more difficult. Our economy is likely to suffer, and demand for elasticated table games may not be top priority for stretched consumers. But the issues at stake go much… Read More
Chet Baker had a messed up life; but his music is gently exquisite, yearning for beauty and hope. A fitting thought for advent.
Introducing Miriam Baines, member of the innovative folk-rock band Flight Brigade, and valued part -time employee of Et Games.
Laurisden’s O Magnum Mysterium. The antidote to cheesey Christmas music. If it doesn’t move you you’re not human. O great mystery, and wonderful sacrament, that animals should see the new-born Lord, lying in a manger! Blessed is the Virgin whose womb was worthy to bear Christ the Lord. Alleluia!
Our friends Josh and Beth Williams will be going to Greece at the end of January to provide assistance for recently arrived migrants: welcoming people as they arrive, handing out food and clothes, and assisting with associated logistics. To make this happen they need donations! We’ll be donating 10% of revenue from etgames.co.uk over the… Read More
Like many growing small businesses, we have found that as sales grow we begin drowning in an enormous sea of small administrative tasks – especially book-keeping. Being behind with book-keeping prevents good business decisions, because without accurate accounts you do not know whether you’re meeting your targets. On the other hand, paying someone in the… Read More
Justin Kauflin’s latest album Dedication is a collection of tracks each written for and dedicated to people who are special to him. The final piece is my favourite, entitled “Thank You Lord”. This chap is only 29 years old, and lost his sight aged 11. Respect! See his tour list here: http://www.justinkauflin.com/#!tour-dates/c12rj
John Lewis’ notes are like ripe drops of dew – exquisite, restrained, and unadorned. If you don’t like this, you’re wrong.