The Fireside Fun of Word Squares

Here is another SQL puzzle, based on an old idea. I must confess that my investigations into ‘Fireside Fun’, are motivated by an urge to explore ways of whiling away the time during boring meetings and seminars. It is, I fear, considered rude to plug in the noise-cancelling headphones, lean back in your seat with your eyes … Read more

The Fireside Fun of Decapitations

You will be surprised to learn that, in the nineteenth century, they got on perfectly well without television or computer games. Actually, in the evenings they were accustomed to organise all sorts of entertainments we have since forgotten about, all of which required the art of human interaction. After their evening meal in any affluent household, … Read more