Drawing circles for treasure: Isleworth Boardgamers on 23rd January, 2018
Jon Wooden
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Middlesex
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Another good turnout at the London Apprentice (I think we doubled the pub's clientele tonight!) where was plenty of opportunity for chunky euros, thinky abstracts, puzzley mysteries and backstabby 'co-ops'...

Paul joined us late after holding his own private board meeting downstairs and Tom prodded the hornets' nest that then promptly turned around and shot him.

Oh, and we also spent some time searching for buried treasure, armed only with a ruler, a pair of compasses and an inadequately-coloured pen...
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