When you have young kids, you end up spending a lot of time at home, and much of that time will be when they’ve gone to bed and you haven’t. For most of us, going out in the evenings isn’t always easy to do – you have to book babysitters, have money to pay them and pay for whatever you’re going to do when you’re out, and have the energy to enjoy the ‘break’. After a busy day with the kids and with work, going out sometimes seems more hassle than it’s worth.
I do, I know this might give you a mental image of old folks at a retirement home, but it’s not like that. Almost every holiday park we go to I play bingo* in the evenings, just one book usually so around the price of a latte. I’ve never been keen on bingo in arcades, collecting tickets and taking them to a kiosk to cash in about a billion winning tickets for a single Mars bar. Nope! I’ll be honest I have played online bingo and won some, and lost some too.
It’s great to be able to have some downtime playing a game, and yet it’s something that many of us never make much time to do. Playing a game seems like a frivolous use of our time, especially when we generally all lead such busy lives these days. View image | gettyimages.com However, if you want a good excuse to play, then you may be pleased to hear that some studies have shown that playing games can help boost our brain power.