Board Games

Timeline: Music and Cinema (2013)

Review by GeekyOT Photo from RedMeeple.com Introduction - info taken from BoardGameGeek.com Players: 2-8 (best: 4-6)Playing Time: 15 minWeight: 1.11/5Type: family gameCategory: card game, educational, triviaMechanisms: N/A Each card depicts a historical event on both sides, with the year in which that event occurred on only one side. Players take turns placing a card from… Continue reading Timeline: Music and Cinema (2013)

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Presentations

#TheOTShow: Eating sushi, building railroads and surviving the zombie apocalypse: using the new generation of board games in forensic mental health

I was recently approached about presenting at this year's OT Show in Birmingham. My thoughts immediately darted to a new board games group I was trialling in the medium secure unit where I work. And each time I came up with a different idea, I felt the magnetic pull back to board games. I've often asked myself… Continue reading #TheOTShow: Eating sushi, building railroads and surviving the zombie apocalypse: using the new generation of board games in forensic mental health

Mental Health, Occupational Therapy

Following #TheOTShow from afar: mental health sessions

I love live tweeting from conferences. Not only does it help me to focus, it also makes me feel connected to other delegates - and to people reading from the comfort of their own homes. Today, I was one of those far-away people: reading tweets from the OT Show in Birmingham with my dog on… Continue reading Following #TheOTShow from afar: mental health sessions