New graduates may find themselves with a fair bit of time on their hands, and they may be looking for things to do now that they’re going off to college or starting their adult lives. Hobbies are not only great ways to pass the time but also help you find like-minded people who could become lifelong friends. We’ve put together a list of gifts for graduates of high school or college, based around hobbies. Some of these items can be found here on Original Hobby, while others are more general hobby supplies.
We’ve explored why players of pool, curling, and shuffleboard would all love crokinole, for different and overlapping reasons. Now we’ll turn our sights to a closer relation of crokinole, carrom. Although carrom comes from South Asia and crokinole from Canada, carrom’s history suggests that it might be a precursor of crokinole.
In previous posts, we’ve discussed how a pool player and an aspiring curler might enjoy the 19th-century Canadian table sport crokinole. As part of this series where we try to convince everyone to play crokinole, we thought we’d aim for shuffleboard players next.
You’re an avid pool player, and you’ve played more than a few different varieties of pool games. Perhaps you’re looking for another game that scratches the same itches that pool does for you, or perhaps you love playing all kinds of tabletop and board games, as well, and you’re looking for something that combines the two. Well, we can confidently advise you to look no further than the Canadian table sport called crokinole.