The Ultimate Gift Guide for Pagans

Hello and welcome to the Ultimate Gift Guide for Pagans and the second day of the Geeking By 12 Days of Christmas! Spinning out from my Ultimate Gift Guides for Geeks are two new guides this year, this one for Pagans, and another one coming soon for Spoonies (aka people with chronic illnesses). I’m a Pagan and have been since I was about 16 so as with the gift guide for geeks this one has sprung from my own experiences explaining my beliefs to others. I took part in a religions seminar when I was in college and remember vividly being questioned by a baffledRead More →

The Ultimate Gift Guide for Cosplayers

Hello and welcome to the Ultimate Gift Guide for Cosplayers and the first day of the Geeking By 12 Days of Christmas! The Cosplayers Gift Guide is the latest addition to the Ultimate Gift Guides for the Geeks in your life which went live last year. It will be following the same concept and is aimed at helping friends, family and colleagues of cosplayers find the perfect gift for the cosplayer in their life! To help do this I’ll be explaining what cosplaying is, suggesting pratical and useful gift ideas, and offering gift card and shop suggestions. I’m also available throughout December to answer anyRead More →

The 12 Days of Geeking By Christmas is coming!

It has been a crazy year with so many ups and downs, and my confidence and activity have been all over the place. However, during that time my imagination has been working on overtime and I’ve been cooking up lots of new blog content. Some of you may remember this list I posted to Instagram several months ago teasing you all about what I was plotting – well folks, that was just the tip of the iceberg 😉 Activity has grinded to a halt right now because I’ve been helping my Mother-in-law move and so I’m saving it all up for December and the 12Read More →

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 →