Buffalo Plaid: A Very Brief History

Today, I would like to tell you a story that will either make something better or ruin it for everybody. Buffalo Plaid. The red and black checked pattern has become iconic in North America and is quite a common motif for many pieces of clothing, bedding, and everyday design.  We love to associate it with… Continue reading Buffalo Plaid: A Very Brief History


Beer Advent 2018: Another Year, Another Beer (or 24)

Call me a sucker for punishment. Another year comes and goes and how better to celebrate the waning days of 2018 than with a new beer every day leading up to Christmas.  Of course, this is no ordinary calendar.  This year's calendar has made sure of that by offering us 24 beers from 12 different… Continue reading Beer Advent 2018: Another Year, Another Beer (or 24)

Jurassic World: Fallen Review

After watching the recently released Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, I decided to look into a couple reviews to see what other people thought of the movie. Now personally, I enjoyed watching the next installment of the Jurassic Park/World film franchise. However, I can admit that there were some elements of story telling and plot that… Continue reading Jurassic World: Fallen Review

Medieval Cooking – Modern World: Pork Pie

After many a day, you and your companion have finally reached Blastenburg Castle to discuss business with the lord who resides within its walls.  Upon you arrival, Lord Covenbrand greets you with open arms and ushers you into his study to discuss the reason for your summons.  The room is decorated with ornately carved dark… Continue reading Medieval Cooking – Modern World: Pork Pie