The Describing of a Cat : a Worthwhile Educational Game We are all used to learning different types of words.  It’s part of our everyday life, really.  Nouns are the ‘naming words’, verbs are the ‘doing words’ and adjectives are the ‘describing words’.  Adjectives have always been my favourite.  They always seem to me to be the most interesting.  I Read more…

Clue Detective Puzzles : the Gift That Keeps On Giving Do you have a friend or family member who enjoys puzzle games and quizzes?  If you are looking for a great gift idea, you can’t go past a Clue Detective Online Puzzles Portal membership. Solve Puzzles In Either Hemisphere A Clue Detective Online Puzzle Portal membership is the gift that gives all Read more…

Introducing the Clue Detective Filmograppuzzle Have you tried a Filmograppuzzle yet?  They are a cryptogram on the theme of movies. A Portrait of An Actor Each Filmograppuzzle centres around an actor and a short list of movies (filmography) they have appeared in.  The puzzle is based on an Alphabet Swap Code, where one letter represents another.  We give you a small Read more…

Turning a Negative Into a Positive : How The Clue Detective Landed   Like millions of people around the world, Rotarian. Catherine Eagleson, the founder of the Clue Detective Puzzle Agency,  one day found herself in the middle of a deep, dark, disabling depression, which turned out to be Bipolar Disorder. In the months following her life-changing diagnosis, she was forced Read more…

Solve Crosswords to Improve Brain Function and Fight Dementia Recent research indicates that one of the best ways to improve brain function and fight dementia is by solving crosswords puzzles.  It could even make your brain up to 10 years younger! Age affects us all in many different ways. It can impact on our memory, levels of concentration, thought processes and Read more…

Online Puzzles Are A Great Resource For Your Library Puzzle solvers can actively boost their general knowledge, memory, vocabulary, logic and critical thinking.  Public libraries are the perfect venue for this to take place!  Once a library becomes a member of the Clue Detective Library Puzzling Network, it acts as an intermediary for all its patrons across the library network who are keen Read more…

Launching a Puzzle Club at Your Library Has Huge Benefits! Starting a online puzzle club at your library introduces a wonderful asset to your range of activities.  Once your patrons become accustomed to it, they will look forward to solving a daily puzzle or quiz.  They can choose to join in the organised puzzling activities, but at the same time, they Read more…

Finding the solution to a puzzle is a way of mastering a challenge, and enhancing your problem solving skills. How do you achieve this? Many of the challenges you encounter in life are physical.  Puzzles, such as crosswords, codewords, sudoku and trivia quizzes are brain challenges, where you need to use your knowledge of the English language, word structure and general facts, as Read more…

We are all familiar with the popular saying “a busy mind is a happy one”, and there is strong support to the hypothesis that maintaining active cognitive function can help to ward off dementia in old-age, but how much truth is there in it? It’s surely also no surprise that millions of people across the world play brain training games Read more…

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