Patrick Vickers

Editor, writer; reader, gamer, Londoner. @marginalgloss


On gaming as escapism


Every day, people more ambitious and motivated than myself are thinking up new and exciting reasons for why people should be playing video games. A hobby once derided is…


On giving blood


Once or twice a year, I take the bus to my local town hall to give blood. I bring the appointment letter and my donor card and I sit and wait and drink the mandatory big cup of…


On gaming as escapism


Every day, people more ambitious and motivated than myself are thinking up new and exciting reasons for why people should be playing video games. A hobby once derided is…