Blogs of the Round Table

November 2017: ‘Collapse’

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There is something about the tight nexus of holidays around this time of year that always feels a bit exhausting. Last month, we pondered the nature of Hospitality, a theme that’s also relevant with the festivities on the horizon. Though getting family…

October 2017: ‘Hospitality’

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Greetings all to the spookiest month of the year. As much as we love horror, costumes, pumpkins and their associated spices, we decided we wanted to be a little more welcoming. This October, we invite you to do more than just trick…

August-September Roundup: Oceans

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Ahoy! Don’t tell me you thought we weren’t going to make landfall. Ba ha ha! I’ve been around this sea as many times as I can force these analogies. As you’re no doubt aware, we’ve come upon another round up for the Blogs…

August-September 2017: Oceans

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Hello again to all games critics, to those still developing their sea legs and those who’ve charted the whole internet. I come to you (belatedly. Sorry) with another edition of Blogs of the Round Table. This month’s topic is pretty deep, if I…

July Roundup: Denouement

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After the end, there’s always the hope of a quiet, calm, and collected cool down. Time enough to settle into a cafe up the street, get a favorite drink, and get ready to bask in the atmosphere, joy, and camaraderie of the…

July 2017: ‘Denouement’

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Once the immediacy of time draws to a gentle rest, there are still the odds and ends to sweep up. These moments of quiet, or reflection, or picking up the pieces are worth considering indulgent and important. The denouement, or perhaps more…

June Roundup: Time

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Although we are separated by great distances it is nice to be back in your lives, internet friends, no matter how or when you come across this edition of Blogs of the Round Table. ‘Time’ is something we implicitly care a lot about…

June 2017: ‘Time’

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Hello and happy spring to all you lovely readers of Critical Distance. For those keeping score at home, I’ve been a touch discombobulated in the last few months, or as I like to describe myself: “Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhh!” In any case, I am thankful…

May Roundup: Responsibility

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I feel like the world asked a lot of us this past month. Responsibilities come in all sorts, and sometimes they can catch us when we’re least prepared for them. All the same, we soldier on as best we can. This past…