What do you do when you have a bit of time to kill and you want to take your mind off “things”? With the global pandemic this has become ever more important as our options are far less than usual…
Read a book, a magazine, a newspaper even the ingredients label on dishwashing liquid…
You could read a blog. My blog traffic increased exponentially after the world went into lockdown, I guess the world was looking for something to do…
The most viewed post on my blog contains answers to the The Idiomatic Man by Ella Baron . Why not give it a go?
How many figures of expression can you find from the image below:
*I found the 27 and then some CLICK HERE FOR ANSWERS
Listen to music
Bob Marley is quoted as saying “When it hits you, you feel no pain.” referring to music.
I dont know about you but I usually have music playing in the background while I work, while I run or walk …
•Watch a movie or a series or a favourite documentary
I already have my next movie lined up all I need now is to get a moment to watch it… Army Of The Dead. And of course you can bet, as soon as I do; you can expect a review. which brings me to my next point…
•Start a blog
I mean why not? Ok I might overly romanticise the idea of a blog, its not as easy as it seems, I would know. I have over 8 years of experience at it and oh the things I could teach, am known as an uncle of bloggers in some circles. You can reach out to me and I would be happy to share, I have grown into the person I wished I had met when I was starting my blog.
•Play a game
I grew up an in era of TV games played from 8 bit consoles and have seen them evolve to consoles that have way more processing power than the computer I am using to type up this post.
I don’t have games on my phone so I don’t have to lie when a toddler asks me if I have games on my phone..
One can find simple free games on a site like Plays.org. You might see me hunched over my laptop and think I am conjuring up an intriguing story and yet I am simply playing a game.
Super Tetris inspired by the classic game Tetris where you arrange blocks trying to create lines takes me back to an age waaaay back. When I was first introduced to classic Tetris I didn’t like it much, I found it boring and would rather play Super Mario or Contra but it grew on me, like an acquired taste and now I remember it fondly and easily as my favourite game of all time.
For those looking to amp up their typing speed there’s fun typing games to hone those keyboard fingers into quick draw machines
There are games that will keep the whole family entertained and they are all absolutely free, and don’t require high systems resources, so why not give it a whirl, you might be pleasantly surprised, I know I was….
What other interesting things can one do to pass the time as we wait for the world to return to normal?