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The Island That Wasn’t There

While looking up information on the Fortunate Isles for a previous post, I came across the Wikipedia page on phantom islands, which is pretty interesting. Some of these islands turned out to actually be parts of other lands, or something … Continue reading

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King, King, Double King!

Since I discussed chess last week, I figure it would be sensible to make the jump (pun intended) to Checkers, or Draughts as the British call it. While I’m sure I must have played checkers in my youth, and it’s … Continue reading

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