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 →

15 Adorable Geeky Plushies on Etsy!

I’ve loved plushies since I was a little girl and that hasn’t changed as I’ve gotten older, they’ve just gotten more geekier. Between my original 80’s Care Bears, my fiance’s Pokemon plushies and our combined World of Warcraft ones we’ve got a nice collection growing. Plushies are a gift that transcends all barriers and I’ve yet to meet a geek who hasn’t melted when presented with an adorable plushie – especially if it’s from their favourite fandom! They’re fun and innocence all wrapped up in one and that is what makes them such a perfect gift for the holidays. As mentioned in my Gift GuideRead 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 →

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 →