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Playing games around the table 

Playing games around the table 

Playing games around a table with other people was a genuine treat and a really fun experience of togetherness.

Sitting down to a board game gets everyone together physically, and also mentally-you can't play a game while half-absorbed in your phone. It's easy to be fully present because there's always something to do, to hope for, and to talk about.

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As we enter 2020, we try to remember the good, wholesome things that we used to do as kids, which are now a distant memory, because most of us are glued to technology and lost in a distraction-filled world.

Blogging, or just having your own little website was a great thing when the Internet wasn't hijacked by social media and retail giants.

Remember the joy of having flour everywhere and olive oil on your fingers, or simply glancing over to an open book, rather than on a small screen of a smartphone which keeps on going off, or worse, gets filled with ads.

Attempting to fix things when they break is more satisfying than letting someone else taking care of them, or replacing them.

Listening to an actual radio frees us from the pressure of making decisions that we normally do while deciding what Podcast or digital station to listen to. It is a simple pleasure and the warm radio tones are soothing.

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