Spy Games – Top Secret Spies

Every so often I'll be highlighting some of the spy games I've picked up from various second hand stores over the years. I haven't played most of these yet, as finding willing spy game participants can be tricky, but I'm hoping to road test some of these as the kids get older. Top Secret Spies …

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Transcripton by Kate Atkinson

Kate Atkinson’s latest book Transcription tells the story of fictional spy Juliet Armstrong. She’s an eighteen year old who is recruited to assist with an operation to track German spies in London during WW2. While a colleague reels them in from the apartment next door, she transcribes their recorded conversations. Atkinson jumps between three timelines …

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G-Force – A movie review

Ok, I’ll admit, this is an atypical movie to review our the site. However, I’ve seen it a few times now due to my oldest son’s love of it and there are some things worth highlighting. G-Force came out in 2009 from Disney and was producer Jerry Bruckheimer first movie aimed specifically at younger kids. …

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Spy Games – Conspiracy

Every so often I'll be highlighting some of the spy games I've picked up from various second hand stores over the years. I haven't played most of these yet, as finding willing spy game participants can be tricky, but I'm hoping to road test some of these as the kids get older. Here we have …

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Mick Herron – Interview

Mick Herron has a quiet, unassuming look about himself. It’s something that any spy would put to good use; to blend in unseen and observe his surroundings. However there’s another profession where the skill of silent observation comes in handy - writer. That skill has served Herron well over the past fifteen years as the …

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Spy Games – Enemy Agent

Every so often I'll be highlighting some of the spy games I've picked up from various second hand stores over the years. I haven't played most of these yet, as finding willing spy game participants can be tricky, but I'm hoping to road test some of these as the kids get older. Did you ever …

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Le Carré Recommends – Part 4

Over the past couple years I've been posting about some of the books and authors that I've found that John le Carré has recommended over time. Le Carré tends to dole out his support sparingly, especially since he someone faked a recommendation from him, so it's always interesting to see what he's endorsed. Thanks to …

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