Geeky Gift ideas

Have a geek in your life? Whether they enjoy cooking, baking, need some home decor ideas or they’re a stationery addict. This list of geeky gift ideas will have something they’ll enjoy. Here I’m showcasing independent sellers and most cater to all fandoms(!). There might even be something here for you to add to your own letter to Santa. 😉 Geeky Gift ideas for Foodies Star Wars wooden spoons You can never have enough wooden spoons when it comes to cooking or baking, right? I love the cooking theme variation of this classic Star Wars quote. Dalek spoon rest Keep Read More…

5 Favourite Toy shops in London

When shopping for toys in a big city like London, how many of you dart straight to the major toy shops? Don’t get me wrong, I love Hamleys and The Disney Store! But prefer to support small businesses and independent shops when I can. With that in mind, here are my five favourite toy shops in London (in no particular order). The Who Shop Run by husband and wife, Alexandra and Kevan, The Who Shop is a must visit toy shop for any Whovian, I.e. fan of the TV series Doctor Who. The shop has a wide range of Doctor Read More…

Favourite childhood toys*

Last week I covered my favourite childhood books and this week I thought I’d share my favourite childhood toys with you. Maybe you’ll see some of your favourites? Beanie Babies My sister and I collected TY Beanie Babies like crazy in the 90s. We had our favourites displayed in “cubby cubes” and each one had a tag protector on it. If you’re not familiar with Beanie Babies each tag contains their name and a poem about them. My favourite (and actually my first) TY Beanie Baby was Inch the inchworm. Inch the worm is a friend of mine, He goes Read More…

30 things I’ve learnt in 30 years

On May 7th 2018 I turned 30, which seems like such a long time ago now but I wanted to mark the occasion in some way. Anyone else think this year is really flying by? I celebrated my 30th birthday with a Star Wars themed party which my sister planned for me. It was a surprise party and I honestly had no idea she was doing it. It was perfect from themed food, to family and friends in costume and props being on display – I loved it. She also held it on May the fourth: Star Wars day. Here’s Read More…

The Geeky Girl Tag

With comic con season in full swing (got to love Summer for that!) I thought I’d do the Geeky Girl tag after reading Sarah’s answers on her blog, Raiin Monkey. So without further ado… The Geeky Girl Tag (1) What’s your must-have tech gadget? At the moment it has to be my Samsung Galaxy S7. I use it for everything; taking photos, blogging, keeping in contact with my friends and family worldwide, listening to music etc. It used to be my laptop but it’s on its last legs now and none of the USB ports are working correctly and it Read More…

Staycation & birthday celebrations 2017

Ryan and I booked the first week of May off work with the original intention of a road trip through Ireland, but due to the unknown state of our housing situation towards the end of March (you can read more about that in my moving back in with your parents as an adult post) we decided to save the money just in case we needed it for a rental or renewal deposit or for storage rental. We decided to keep the week booked off and planned a staycation instead with plans to travel Ireland next year. Day 1 – Cardiff City Read More…