Browsing All posts tagged under »solitaire«

The House Always Wins. Especially if the House is in Alaska?

March 14, 2013 by


So I have this card game on my phone. It’s called Alaska. It’s not overly complicated but I’ve become strangely fascinated with it. It’s not really the game itself, so much as this particular iteration of it. Most electronic card games seem to be a little skewed. They like to make you feel like you’ve […]

Who Says I Can’t Live In A Fantasy World? I Work In One…

August 4, 2011 by


I think my card game is trying to teach me something. Something along the lines of: winning at solitaire will not make an agent call me. I really need to disassociate the two things in my mind; otherwise the outlook is grim. Then again, maybe that’s just my currently pessimistic, gloom-flavoured interpretation. I have been […]

The Tortured Artist’s Dilemma

July 22, 2011 by


Today: I woke up with a very special headache this morning. And as stabbing pain is not one of my favourite ways to start the day, I took some painkillers. They are new and different because the other boxes in the drawer were all empty. And apparently their drugs are not the same as the […]