Awesome gift ideas for geek mums for Mothers Day!

It’s that time of year again when we say thank you to the mothers and mother-figures in our life. Last year I highlighted the unique Geeky Mother’s Day Cards that are perfect for the geeky mum in your life. This year I’m taking it one step further with a full gift guide for every type of geeky mum I can think of! From gamers to stationery lovers and everything in between there’s something for every geeky mum in this one! If you’re not already familiar with Etsy it’s the home of handmade and vintage products, helping you add that special touch to your gifts. With creators andRead More →

Geek on the High Street is going International!

It’s the 22nd December, the 12 days of Geeking By was supposed to end two days ago and there’s only been 4 days not 12. Yeah.. to say things didn’t go to plan is a total understatement. I am upset to have not been able to deliver what I promised, however, as my wonderful friends have reminded me on Twitter I do need to be kinder to myself and put my health first. I’m really sick at the moment; on top of my normal health conditions I have a chest infection which I’ve had for months. I didn’t realise how serious it was until IRead More →

The Magic Market Day in Erskine - review of a local Harry Potter themed market

When an event popped up on facebook for The Magic Market Day just across the river from me at the Erskine Bridge Hotel and Spa I knew that I had to pop along to see it for myself! A magical Harry Potter themed market right on my doorstep?! How could I not? More importantly I knew it was my chance to shine a light on the amazing local stall owners, their talents and the products they had for sale. I was not disappointed by the fantastic range of handmade goods available and I was given permission to take photos of their products in exchange forRead More →

7 Places to Shop for Fandom Geeks!

Welcome to the first gift guide in the Ultimate Gift Guide series for geeks! First up is fandom geeks. If you missed the introduction post yesterday here’s a reminder of what a fandom geek is: Fandom geeks can be identified by their love for one or more fandoms; according to Urban Dictionary a fandom is: “A fandom is a group, or community, of people who like a game, book, or specific topic”. In the Ultimate Guides introduction we discussed how to identify your geek, and now it’s time to get to the fun part; shopping! This aim of this guide is to introduce you toRead More →

Halloween Fashion on the UK High Street!

It’s been a little while since the last Geek on the High Street due to holidays and getting back on track, and this month I’m doing something a little bit different! While most months I’ll be sticking to a particular fandom/franchise I am going to be doing some themes as well because I’m going to run out of fandoms and also because being a geek is more than just being a fangirl. I think this quote from Simon Pegg sums it up quite nicely:   “Being a geek is all about being honest about what you enjoy and not being afraid to demonstrate that affection.Read More →