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 →

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 →

Unique Gifts for Academic Nerds!

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 →

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 →