The Return of National Dodgeball Leagues!

[posted on House of Dodge, 29/10/2021] This season, there are a total of six national dodgeball leagues for adults in England. In the women’s division, there’s the Super League and League 1; for the men, there’s Super League, and Leagues 1, 2, and 3. This isn’t even counting the numerous other leagues that have alreadyContinue reading “The Return of National Dodgeball Leagues!”

BUCS Report – League 1

[published on House of Dodge, 26/10/2021] The first BUCS dodgeball weekend has come and gone at last, and the scores are in. Some familiar faces litter the tops of all the tables, though, surprisingly, not in the orders we’ve come to expect. Off the back of two COVID affected seasons, it may be that theseContinue reading “BUCS Report – League 1”

Cloth Vs Foam Dodgeball: The Showdown

[published on House of Dodge, 04/09/21] This is the final showdown: which is better, foam or cloth dodgeball? You probably read the title, sighed, and clicked anyway. We’ve all been there. We’ve heard the arguments. We know which form is the best – it’s the one you already play – and every other form isContinue reading “Cloth Vs Foam Dodgeball: The Showdown”

Dodgeball: The Story So Far

[published on House of Dodge, 28/07/2021] What do Greek poems, Ben Stiller, and Norfolk have in common? Besides being acquired tastes, they’re all key moments in the great, sprawling history of dodgeball.  For millennia, people have gathered together to enjoy the great act of trying to pelt each other with flying objects in a fun,Continue reading “Dodgeball: The Story So Far”

Write What You Don’t Know

[published in Kamena Magazine, 16/04/19] Writers are creatures of comfort, rituals and rhythms that we are loathe to break. There’s a fair logic behind many of these: getting stuck with writers’ block is a nightmarish hell, akin to having all your sinuses block up simultaneously while also being creatively constipated. These little tricks are ourContinue reading “Write What You Don’t Know”

You’re Not a Wizard, Harry: Demystifying Writing

[published by Kamena Magazine, 20/01/19] The division between STEM and Art is often explained by something inherent, something natural, not nurtured. That some people have logical brains that can compute large amounts of data, and some people have artistic brains that output illogical, beautiful creations into the world. Some people are right-handed, some left; some people areContinue reading “You’re Not a Wizard, Harry: Demystifying Writing”