Category: Just for Fun

Let the games begin

17 September 2012 0

The Olympics are over for another four years. But it’s not those sort of games I’m referring to. Not sporty, competitive games. Nor video games. And no, not board games either. These games are for fun. They are active, playful, not too energetic (though they can be), not too competitive (though they can be that…

By Viv McWaters

The joy of play

6 October 2010 1

Tonight I played gamey-type-games-things with Dan from The Fun Fed, and five other blokes. Just proves you don’t need many mates to have a great night of game playing. We were in an amazing space at the Old Finsbury Town Hall in London. I’m really sorry I didn’t take my camera. Didn’t even have my…

By Viv McWaters

Beyond Open Space

22 November 2009 1

At the end of each and every Applied Improv Conference is an Open Space Day (we’re still working on the whole conference being in Open Space, but that’s another story). I’ve had great fun the last two years opening space, and this year enjoyed Chris Corrigan taking on the opening – providing a new voice…

By Viv McWaters

Riding a dead horse

13 September 2009 2

Hat tip to Dave Pollard This is one of my favourite sayings in workshops (for some reason I seem to find people riding dead horses quite often!) so I was pleased to read this: The tribal wisdom of the Dakota Indians, passed down from generation to generation, says that when you discover that you are…

By Viv McWaters