Sohini Kumar

The books that changed our lives

We all have that one book which changed the way we look at our lives forever. Six Boar Books writers share theirs… Sohini Kumar I remember reading once that Roald Dahl wanted to make his readers laugh — “actual loud belly laughs.” Fittingly, Dahl’s Matilda is one of the first books...
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Posted Apr. 30, 2016

Poetry as currency

A global experiment took place on World Poetry Day in which customers of Julius Menl coffee shops can pay for their drinks by writing a poem. The chain ran the same programme last year with much success – sadly, only one store in London and one in Edinburgh is taking part this year...
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Posted Mar. 28, 2016

The Cave – Casual Gamer Column

I’ll be honest with you, I’m not very good at gaming. I enjoy the experience, the stories, sitting in front of my computer for hours on end – but the number of games I have abandoned in a fit of rage doesn’t bear thinking about. So, when I stumbled across...
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Posted Mar. 18, 2016

Does Not Commute – Casual Gamer Column

Does Not Commute is an (initially) free game available from Google Play and the App Store. The premise is simple: drive your car to work, avoid other cars. You ‘drive’ a different car each time by frantically tapping the screen and trying to avoid crashing. Each time you move onto...
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Posted Mar. 18, 2016