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My Word of the year 2019 - Metamorphosis

I always get to the end of the year and a feel a certain sense of non- fulfilment, and since my ME diagnosis this has grown and grown until the end of last year when it became overwhelming. When everyone was posting about how great 2018 had been, how many blogging achievements they had achieved and how much their blog had grown, I was sitting there feeling like I’d done absolutely nothing with my year. That’s not true of course; I made progress, I had my own achievements even if they weren’t as big as someone else’s, but that lost feeling still remains. I letRead More →

A Gift Guide for Book *& Writing Geeks

Welcome to the sixth and final gift guide in the Ultimate Gift Guide series for geeks! It has been a lot of work putting these together and the response has been amazing, so thank you to everyone who has commented and reached out. Every single one of your responses has meant the world to me. This guide is dedicated to book and writing geeks and if you missed the introduction post here’s a reminder of what a book and writing geek is: Book and write geeks are quite similar to fandom geeks, except their fandoms are limited to the world of books. They don’t justRead More →

Amazing Gift Ideas for the Art Geek in your life!

Welcome to the fifth gift guide in the Ultimate Gift Guide series for geeks! This guide is dedicated to art geeks and if you missed the introduction post here’s a reminder of what an art geek is: They’re your paint splattered, paint brush in their hair, sketch book carrying friend, family member or co-worker who likes to visit galleries and museums. People tend to expect artists to be passionate and energetic with a wacky personal style but that is not always the case. A lot of artists are very private about their work. If they’re lucky your art geek has managed to find a jobRead More →

Welcome to the fourth gift guide in the Ultimate Gift Guide series for geeks! This guide is dedicated to tech nerds and if you missed the introduction post here’s a reminder of what a tech nerd is: Similar to academic nerds, you probably already know who your tech nerd is because they are the person everyone and their mother goes to for tech problems. Got a problem with your computer? This is your guy/girl. Need to know how to set up your new TV? Yep that’s them. New program at work and you didn’t understand any of the training? This is your go to person.Read More →

Welcome to the third gift guide in the Ultimate Gift Guide series for geeks! This time I’m introducing you to buying gifts for gamer geeks. If you missed the introduction post  here’s a reminder of what an academic nerd is: Academic nerds are what most people think when you say ‘nerd’, and most geeks attribute nerdiness to academics and knowledge. An academic nerd could have a love for any academic subject; maths, science, history, philosophy. I’ll be leaving out technology, art and English as I’ll be covering those in the guides for Tech Nerds, Art Geeks and Book and Writer Geeks respectively. Some academic nerdsRead More →