Have you ever? Fandom Edition

Being a geek I have a fair share of favourite fandoms, the main ones being Buffy the vampire slayer and Star Wars, but there are others too (like Doctor Who and True Blood). So when I saw that Michelle of A Geek Girls Guide had created a tag specifically for fandoms, I couldn’t resist. Because, to me, my love of fandoms has given me so many wonderful experiences, from meeting my idols at comic conventions, to making life long friendships. So, let’s get started… ‘Have You Ever?’ Tag – Fandom Edition Have you ever made fan art? Yes, I used […]

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Star Wars Tag – May the 4th Be With You.

Happy Star Wars Day and May the 4th be with you! Today Aaron and I will be celebrating by watching as many of the Star Wars movies as we can! In time line order. And as you’re reading this we’re already starting Episode I : The Phantom Menace. I think it’s worth mentioning that the total watch-time for Episodes I-IX is 17 hours and 57 minutes. that excludes the two spin-off movies! So we should be able to fit in 7 or 8 of them today, with the remaining movies being watched tomorrow for ‘Revenge of the Fifth’, and finishing […]

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Star Wars season at Disneyland Paris | Guest Post

Having recently visited Disneyland Paris myself for their Marvel season (for my sister’s hen weekend) I was excited when Summer and Ruby contacted me sharing their time at the park during it’s Star Wars season earlier this year. It’s one of my favourite fandoms and I’ll admit I’m a little jealous! Star Wars season at Disneyland Paris Guest post by: Summer and Ruby Our blog Hemingway Sisters is about us 2 girls, Summer and Ruby, living our life and exploring. We love Unicorns, pretty things, squishies and also travelling and exploring. We recently went to Disneyland Paris for a few […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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