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Pokemon: 20 Years of Taking My Money

For 20 years, Pokemon has been taking my money. 20 YEARS!! Holy crispy Charmander! The calculations are sound: My younger brothers were in the first wave of fans; the Spawnlings are in the current wave. And with the latest money-sucker game now available on my iPhone (Pokemon Go)… well, that’s a […]

Sydney Brickshow 2016

Each year the Sydney Brickshow is an absolute hit with the kids AND the bigger kids. It’s a huge exhibition for Lego fans to show off their designs. This is not an official Lego show; these are fans who create displays that combine sets with free play – just like every spawnling dreams!

EG Parent Award #59 – My Lil’ Pumpkin

Halloween is just around the corner. Seriously. It’s like Saturday. This Saturday. If you haven’t organised yourself yet, you’re kind of in trouble. Or super-relaxed. In which case, I like your style. Pumpkin carving, however, is one of those Halloweeny things you really should have thought of earlier. Because now you’re tight on […]

Evil Genius Tool #3 – Pokemon

In the spirit of Christmas/Hanukkah/Solstice/Ninjamas, I walked away from this argument. However, in the spirit of Ninjamas, I definitely knocked her down a peg or two. “Oh EG Mum, what did you pick a fight over this time?” This woman was trying to convince me how Pokemon is evil. Naturally I […]