Style January 2022
Ask The Rake: How do you play backgammon?
The Rake’s Editor-in-Chief Tom Chamberlin informs us how to play a good game of backgammon, and what can be comforts or distractions whilst playing.
Pleasure April 2020
The five board games that every man should master
Face to face gaming on table tops started when civilisation began and in times like these, it can provide a feeling of liberation away from life’s restrictions and in absorbing Tom Chamberlin’s snippets of cunning advice, you may just be filling up your piggy bank at the expense of your partner.
Craft December 2018
Alexandra Llewellyn: The Art of Leisure
Alexandra Llewellyn’s handcrafted luxury game sets are timeless objets d’art designed to bring people together and reignite the passion for life’s simple pleasures.
Pleasure December 2018
William & Son's Game Theory
In celebration of The Rake’s 10th anniversary, we recently dropped into one of our favourite luxury brands, William & Son, for a spot of backgammon on one of its handcrafted leather boards.