These are strange, and scary, times we’re living in. We’re in the midst of an unprecedented global health crisis in the form of COVID-19, and right now we’re all just trying to find our way and make sense of it all, both in our personal lives and our working lives.
I was inspired by this post by the lovely folks at Co-op Digital, so I took some of their words (without asking, hopefully they won’t mind!) and made some posters/cards for anybody that might find them useful or helpful. It also provided a nice distraction for me, for a few hours! You can download the full set here.
Today my kids and I had our first Comic Con experience, at Liverpool Comic Con 2016. Considering I’ve had some very geeky tendencies for most of my life (which my kids both seem to have inherited) it’s kind of surprising we’ve never made it to a Comic Con before, but there’s a first time for everything.
First impressions weren’t great. Our first hour was spent slowly making our way along a very big queue. Once we finally got inside it felt like there were just too many people in the room to really make the most of everything on offer, although the sight of grown men and women strolling around dressed as superheroes and storm troopers like it was the most normal thing in the world soon took my mind off any minor issues I had with the event’s organisation. My kids, who both have less of an issue with crowded places than I do, had a great time, and my son made a video of the day. Well actually, Ben made a very shaky video of the journey there then got bored of holding the camera, so I did the rest…