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Christmas Quiz coming soon

Christmas Quiz coming soon

With under a month until Advent, Christmas Quiz XIV is almost complete, with only 13 questions to write. This year the theme will be ‘sequences’. They could be sequences of all kind: mathematical, literary, geographical, dates and so on. It’s the same theme that was used for Christmas Quiz VI – though none of the questions are the same. As always, the Quiz will be out on the first day of Advent (this year Sunday 1st December) with answers due…

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Blogging update

Blogging update

As you may have noticed, blogging has been sparse recently. That was mainly because I was working as a Special Adviser which, in addition to very long hours, also meant that as part of the government, though not under a duty to be impartial, I did have to be a little careful what I said. With the election occurring, I’ve now taken up a new role outside government which should be ‘normal professional’ rather than ‘routinely working 12 hour days’…

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Quiz Time: City Quiz Added

Quiz Time: City Quiz Added

The City Quiz (Christmas Quiz III) has been added to the Quiz Time App! Free to download and with in-game hints if needed, why not try it out? Created by a talented friend of mine. Go to the App Store to get it now.

Christmas Quiz XIII is now live!

Christmas Quiz XIII is now live!

Christmas Quiz III is now live! The theme this year is countries and regions: all answers are the names of countries or regions. All clues are based purely on the name of the country or region and any connection to the nature of the country or region is entirely coincidental. Names are the standard English name of the country or region. All reference sources are permitted. Answers will be available from Epiphany from this site with the usual honour and…

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The Twelve Quizzes of Christmas is available to order now

The Twelve Quizzes of Christmas is available to order now

My new book, The Twelve Quizzes of Christmas, is now available to order. A compendium of mind-bending and perplexing questions guaranteed to set your mind boggling. With twelve quizzes, each with its own theme, The Twelve Quizzes of Christmas is the perfect way for any quiz fan to while away the winter hours. Consisting of a compilation of my twelve Christmas Quizzes to date, it’s a great brainteaser for those Christmas times with family, as well as the perfect present…

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The Twelve Quizzes of Christmas: Preorders

The Twelve Quizzes of Christmas: Preorders

I’m collecting expressions of interest for pre-orders my forthcoming book, The Twelve Quizzes of Christmas. If I get sufficient interest, I’ll be able to arrange a bulk order which would bring the price down for everyone. If you think you’re likely to get one or more copies (Christmas presents!!!), please leave a comment here – or message me through the contact form below – to indicate this, as well as how many you might get if more than one. The…

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Announcing the Twelve Quizzes of Christmas!

Announcing the Twelve Quizzes of Christmas!

Every year for a dozen years I’ve produced a Christmas Quiz, with an increasing number of people doing it each year. My back catalogue and list of winners can be found here. This autumn I’ll be releasing The Twelve Quizzes of Christmas, a compilation of all twelve quizzes, available in paperback and ebook form from all good Amazon websites near you. An ideal coffee table or bathroom book – and the ideal Christmas present for anyone in your life who…

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Guest Blogger Programme Announced

Guest Blogger Programme Announced

“I’m pleased to be announcing a guest blogger programme, showcasing interests or achievements of friends and members of the edrith community that are likely to be of interest to the wider readership. Guest blog posts will occur no more than once a month and will be aligned to the overall theme of the blog, including books, games, politics, current affairs and puzzles. I’m delighted to say that the first two posts, coming in June and July, will be: –  By…

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Started the Christmas Quiz

Started the Christmas Quiz

So, I’ve finally started work on Christmas Quiz XIII, only five months behind schedule! Still, six months to go before advent, so plenty of time yet to ensure it’s suitable challenging. 🙂 This year is a cryptic year and the theme is going to be ‘Countries and Regions’ – and as with cities in Christmas Quiz III, you will be told which continent they’re in. For those who’ve not been following the Christmas Quiz through the years, the back catalogue…

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The First Ten Posts: A Preview

The First Ten Posts: A Preview

In advance of blogging recommencing on 16th April, a sneak preview of what I anticipate the first ten posts will be(1). I fully reserve the right to insert other posts into this list should I change my mind about any of them, think of something else interesting or should something  happen in the world that I want to comment on! However, I think it likely that even if any of these drop out of the first ten, they’ll make an…

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