SciFi Weekender 10 (Part 1) Recap: Day 1 - Friday

A few weeks ago hundreds of geeks headed to Sheffield for Sci Fi Weekender (SFW) a science fiction convention that has become affectionately known as Geekcamp. Afterwards they would have been left with merry tales and upset that it was over for another year as the con blues set in – BUT HOLD UP A MINUTE! This year things went a bit different and due to an emergency venue change (don’t ask) the annual Geekcamp was split into two parts which means for one year only campers only need to wait until October for their next dose of Geekcamp! It’s also the 10 year anniversaryRead More →

The 10 best geeky Mother's Day cards on Etsy!

This time of year the shops are filled with Mother’s Day cards, but if you’re looking for something unique and geeky to give the geeky mamma in your life you’re usually out of luck. Don’t worry Etsy has you’re back! Here are my top picks for the best Geeky Mother’s Day cards on Etsy. Over To You What do you think of these geeky Mother’s Day cards? My mum’s more of a traditionalist when it comes to cards but I’d certainly love to find some Father’s Day versions of some of these as they suit his sense of humour perfectly! I’ll need to do oneRead More →

#LoveYourBacklog Week 2019!

I’ve been trying to do a backlog post and work on my video game backlog for a while now, so when I saw Michelle at A Geek Girl’s Guide post her #LoveYourBacklog post I knew I had to join in! [bctt tweet=”I’ve been trying to do a backlog post and work on my video game backlog for a while now, so when I heard about #LoveYourBacklog I knew I had to join in!” username=”justgeekingby”] What is #LoveYourBacklog Week? It’s a week long event run by Kim of Later Levels and LightningEllen of Livid Lightning aimed at dispelling the idea of anxiety, fear or apprehension aRead 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 →

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 →