Tag: All Lit Up
I’m on a list!
Remember back in July when I was doing my Games with All Lit Up posts? Well today is All Lit Up‘s first birthday and to celebrate they made a list of their top ten moments. My posts are number eight. I made the list! I’m not going to lie, this is pretty cool.
Games with All Lit Up – Cycling
After four weeks of competition—and some pretty amazing/head-shakingly bad sports puns—our PanLit Games are coming to a close with one final category: we’re taking it to the streets! No, we’re not talking dance (although that would have been amazing), we’re talking about cycling. Road cycling, popular since the late 1800s, is a test of stamina…
Games with All Lit Up – Golf
Welcome to another late entry. We credit the sport of golf with a lot: wearing multiple, differing prints at once; our first summer jobs shilling drinks to thirsty golfers; and driving in tiny cars instead of walking. We’ll also give it the hole-in-one, a thing that almost never happens in real golf (we think?) but…
Games with All Lit Up – Pentathlon
We don’t know about you, but the modern pentathlon seems exhausting. Like, makes us want to sit down and take a nap just thinking about it. What is the pentathlon, you ask? We had to do some research as well. The modern pentathlon is actually meant to stimulate the diverse skills a 19th century cavalry…
Games with All Lit Up – Boxing
Turns out I’m not great with schedules—even those I set for myself. So here’s my Thursday post on Saturday. Boxing has traditions that go back as far as ancient Rome and Greece but it wasn’t until the 1700s that rules were first introduced (eeeekkk!). These rules ushered in the modern era of boxing, with protective…
Games with All Lit Up
I love All Lit Up (the Literary Press Group’s platform for buying, sharing, and collecting CanLit). They have an amazing blog where they showcase a lot of great Canadian talent, and they sell ebooks and print at the publishers prices so the authors get to make more money. For these reasons and more, I’ll be doing…