The Wagadu Chronicles: Afrofantasy video and offline role playing game changing the face and accessibility of gaming

The Wagadu Chronicles is an African-inspired role playing game (RPG) steeped in the folklore, magick, history, and indigenous traditions of the continent – creating “an authentic experience for underserved and underrepresented players”. The Afrofantasy massively multiplayer online game (MMOPRG), which is entirely focused on roleplaying, combines the mythologies of Africa with the fantasy storytelling tradition of Europe into a new and vibrant world. In order … Continue reading The Wagadu Chronicles: Afrofantasy video and offline role playing game changing the face and accessibility of gaming

Storytry: When Candy Lips Lost Her Sweet Tooth Habit — Medeacine

Is it poetry? Is it a story? No..it’s storytry – a mixture of poetry and story with a moral to the tale… There was a young lady nicknamed Candy Lips,Who liked nothing more than sweet tea and sweeties,Fruit chews, toffees, honeycomb and sherbert pips,She had a taste for sugar and an eye for the cuties. […] Storytry: When Candy Lips Lost Her Sweet Tooth Habit — … Continue reading Storytry: When Candy Lips Lost Her Sweet Tooth Habit — Medeacine

Poem: The Storyteller — Medeacine

Have an idea,Put it into action,1,2,3 steps forward, my dear,Easier than fractions. Gracefully, roll with it,Don’t run it off a cliff,Stop…come back later, candle’s already lit,This is the start of a new hieroglyph. Let go of the rush,This isn’t a hectic newsroom,Express the truth, no hush hush,Less of the Zoom, more of the va-va-voom. Relax […] Poem: The Storyteller — Medeacine Continue reading Poem: The Storyteller — Medeacine

Poem: Praise Be for Wetlands — Medeacine

On the wets of South-West London,Natives returned – voles, geese and otters,Reclaiming the Thames water dungeon,With the assistance of conservation Harry Potters. “Let’s turn it into wetlands”, said the barnacle goose,A native of Svalbard, offering it’s Norsk wisdom.“Yes” agreed the water vole. [Btw it’s not a rat, moose].“Sure,” said the otter. “Easy peasy, it’s no […] Poem: Praise Be for Wetlands — Medeacine Continue reading Poem: Praise Be for Wetlands — Medeacine

Poem: Say what?: Translations of the Universe — Medeacine

Some call it jazz;The Universe calls it music. Some focus on what they don’t what;The Universe calls it “ok this is what you do want so we’ll give it to you”. Some take from others what doesn’t belong to them;The Universe calls it karma. Some make allowances for mean-spirited, nasty beings because “oh, but they’re […] Say what?: Translations of the Universe — Medeacine Continue reading Poem: Say what?: Translations of the Universe — Medeacine

Poem: Living Life With Heart & Soul — Medeacine

Bring on the words of power,Affirm your truth and raise your vibrations,Let go of the stuff that turns life sour,Wave your hands in the air, sun salutations. Happiness is right there, within you,Can’t be found outside you, truth be told,Step back from the madness, and take a pew,Then stand your ground, no less than bold. […] Poem: Living Life With Heart & Soul — Medeacine Continue reading Poem: Living Life With Heart & Soul — Medeacine

Singer Angélique Kidjo launches fundraising campaign for environmental short film, Mother Nature

Beninese singer Angélique Kidjo has launched a fundraising campaign for the production of an environmental short film, entitled Mother Nature. Angélique Kidjo has teamed up with French director Yann Arthus-Bertrand to make the short film which expands the Grammy Award-winning singer’s message of the her song Mother Nature. The film has been described as “a cinematic illustration of the eponymous title of her forthcoming album”, … Continue reading Singer Angélique Kidjo launches fundraising campaign for environmental short film, Mother Nature

Spitting Image: British satirical show returns with a new generation of politicians, royals and celebs to lampoon

British satirical show Spitting Image returns to the screen today to lampoon a new generation of politicians, royals and celebrities in puppet form including Donald Trump, Boris Johnson and Prince Harry. The show, which was a huge hit when the series aired on ITV from 1984 to 1996, depicted Queen Elizabeth as a middle-aged housewife; former prime minister Margaret Thatcher as a tyrannical boss calling … Continue reading Spitting Image: British satirical show returns with a new generation of politicians, royals and celebs to lampoon

String quartet perform to opera house-full of plants as Barcelona’s Gran Teatre del Liceu reopens

An audience of the flora-kind – 2, 292 plants to be precise – were special guests at Barcelona’s Gran Teatre del Liceu on Monday where they were treated to a live performance by the UceLi Quartet string quartet. The plants, which were brought in from local nurseries, were seated throughout the auditorium including in the box seats as well as balconies, where they enjoyed a live performance of … Continue reading String quartet perform to opera house-full of plants as Barcelona’s Gran Teatre del Liceu reopens