Geeking by in December & January

Hi everyone! It’s been a while since there was Geeking By update and eagle-eyed readers may notice that there’s a month missing; November. Honestly not much happened in that month so skipping ahead to December and January instead. Christmas Markets There are two Christmas markets in Glasgow each year and we used to go to at least one of them regularly before our health problems got too bad. Every year we try to get there but are unable to do so, so it was great to be able to do it this year! It was just such a shame that the markets themselves were aRead More →

10 Unique Gemstones for Valentine's Day Gifts

As a Libra I’ve always been attracted to beautiful things, so naturally shiny colourful rocks and minerals that come from mother nature have always appealed to me. I started looking into crystals for healing and magic when I was in my teens, around the same time I began to realise that Christianity really wasn’t for me and I was introduced to Paganism. It didn’t take long for me to recognise that my spiritual and personal beliefs were more aligned to Paganism, and for many years now I have identified as a solitary neo-pagan practitioner. As discussed in the past jewellery is very significant to meRead More →

A Gift Guide for Book *& Writing Geeks

Welcome to the sixth and final gift guide in the Ultimate Gift Guide series for geeks – book and writing 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 worldRead 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 →

Introducing the Ultimate Gift Guides for the Geek in your Life

At this time of year there are a lot of gift guides around and I wanted to offer a slightly different take on them. As a geek I’ve found myself having to explain to parents many times exactly what I’ve wanted for Christmas, as well as then receiving completely random gifts from family members or from the work Secret Santa. So I figured it was time that someone helped everyone out; whether you’re the geek receiving the gifts or the parent or workmate buying for one this is the gift guide for you! In this series of guides I’ll be covering a range of differentRead More →