What I've been reading lately #13
Books, geekery, Mental Health

What I’ve been reading lately #13

This post contains affiliate links This year's Reading Challenge is going well - I'm already five books in. I've previously reviewed Ryder Carroll's The Bullet Journal Method and I'll be sharing my thoughts on Jane Harper's The Lost Man in a few weeks on the blog tour (spoiler alert: it's awesome!). Today I'm sharing some… Continue reading What I’ve been reading lately #13

Geek Magnifique by Melissa Boyle
Books, geekery, Mental Health

Book review: Geek Magnifique by Melissa Boyle

Getting a book deal is the dream for a lot of bloggers but how many of those bloggers have a unique story tell? How many have something important to say? How many have the power to actually change lives? Melissa Boyle, of Geek Magnifique, ticks all of these boxes and more. I've been following Geek… Continue reading Book review: Geek Magnifique by Melissa Boyle

Star Wars®: Women of the Galaxy Notebook Collection
feminism, Film, geekery, stationery

Stationery porn: Star Wars: Women of the Galaxy notebooks

You know what's better than a notebook? A nerdy notebook! So when I saw that a collection was being released alongside the fab Star Wars: Women of the Galaxy book, I knew I needed to add to my stash. The collection contains three notebooks, each with 64 lined pages. Celebrating three iconic characters from the… Continue reading Stationery porn: Star Wars: Women of the Galaxy notebooks

Star Wars: Women of the Galaxy book review
Books, feminism, Film, geekery

Book review: Star Wars: Women of the Galaxy

You don't have to be a film graduate to know that the film industry is dominated by men, in terms of production, audience, and the stories told. Fortunately there is one particularly popular, decades-old franchise, which values its women: Star Wars. Super-nerd Amy Ratcliffe has produced a stunning anthology celebrating 75 female characters from across… Continue reading Book review: Star Wars: Women of the Galaxy

My Neighbour Totoro stationery from Abrams + Chronicle
Film, geekery, stationery

Stationery porn: My Neighbour Totoro

I adore anything which combines my love of stationery with any of my other passions, namely books and films, so I was super excited to hear about Abrams + Chronicle's new Studio Ghibli range. The collection launched earlier this week with (ridiculously freaking adorable) My Neighbour Totoro postcards* and notecards*. The 30 postcards come in… Continue reading Stationery porn: My Neighbour Totoro

Lumberjanes #The Moon is Up - book review
Books, geekery

Book review: Lumberjanes #2 The Moon is Up

Lumberjanes #1 Unicorn Power was one of my favourite books of last year (review here). It felt like the book I'd been waiting for my whole life. Sure, growing up I was all over The Famous Five, The Babysitters Club and Sweet Valley High but Lumberjanes is the ultimate series for young women when it… Continue reading Book review: Lumberjanes #2 The Moon is Up

Enamel pins from Old English Co.
geekery, Lifestyle

Say it proud with Old English Company

Just over a year ago this blog was called A Few of My Favourite Things. It had that name for a few years and I wanted a bit of a revamp. I started to think about labels and decided to go with A Cornish Geek as it sums me up, as well as my content.… Continue reading Say it proud with Old English Company

Star Wars stationery from Executive Pens Direct
geekery, stationery

Happy Star Wars Day! [sponsored]

You wanna know how you can make Star Wars Day even nerdier? Celebrate it with stationery! And Executive Pens Direct* have just the products. This geeky AF Cross Star Wars gift set (£45.00) comes with a journal and pen, adorned with the Star Wars logo and C3PO. The journal is A5 and features 160 lined… Continue reading Happy Star Wars Day! [sponsored]

Free comic book haul
Books, geekery

Free comic book haul

A couple of weeks ago my neighbour had a clear out and left a massive box of comic books on her doorstep - for nice nerds only. Now, I don't like to toot my own horn, but I like to think I'm a nice nerd - so I took about half the box! I sorted… Continue reading Free comic book haul

Blippo stationery review and giveaway
geekery, stationery

Kawaii stationery [Blippo review + giveaway]

I'm a massive stationery nerd, that much should be obvious by now, but what I especially love is cute and Instagrammable stationery, which Blippo does by the bucket load. Seriously. Their kawaii goodies (and it's not just stationery) are so flipping cheap - and they ship to the UK for free! I could quite literally… Continue reading Kawaii stationery [Blippo review + giveaway]