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]

Inside the Fable & Black Lucky Dip Box
Books, geekery, stationery

Inside the Fable & Black Lucky Dip Box

I won a competition last week and I just had to share the prize with you fellow bookworms and stationery addicts. It was run by Suze Lavender from With Love for Books (she does loads of awesome book giveaways - make sure you follow her on Twitter) and the lovely prize was a Lucky Dip… Continue reading Inside the Fable & Black Lucky Dip Box

30th birthday cards
Film, geekery, Lifestyle

Turning 30, a bit of nostalgia and Hunt for the Wilderpeople #LittleLoves

Turning 30, coupled with re-watching a TV show you grew up with and realising it launched nearly 20 years old, makes for a rather nostalgic week. Here's a look at the last seven days at Casa de Cornish Geek. Read: I've been on annual leave this week so no time for books or magazines. Instead… Continue reading Turning 30, a bit of nostalgia and Hunt for the Wilderpeople #LittleLoves

birthday christmas list 2017
Books, geekery, Lifestyle

My 2017 birthday/Christmas wish list

In case I've not mentioned it enough already, I turn 30 at the end of the month - eek! People have been warned against surprise parties, speeches, singing and any memorabilia with my age on but, ya know, presents are always gratefully received. I'm not a monster! Now that I'm old there's nothing I really… Continue reading My 2017 birthday/Christmas wish list

now playing film book review from abrams + chronicle
Books, Film, geekery

Unleashing my inner film geek

You might not know this but I used to be something of a film buff. Through my early teens I'd be at the cinema at least once a week catching up on new releases and, upon discovering Empire Magazine at the age of 15, I decided that I wanted to be a film critic. I'd… Continue reading Unleashing my inner film geek

bookishly tea and book club review
Books, geekery, Lifestyle, stationery

Review: Bookishly Tea and Book Club

Bookishly is a bookworm's dream. Packed full of literary gifts and accessories, you can picked themed goodies for fans of Alice in Wonderland and Jane Austen, as well as crates featuring limited edition covers of classics. You can also book a blind date with a book! I especially love this print and journal. But that's… Continue reading Review: Bookishly Tea and Book Club

lumberjanes #1 unicorn power review
Books, geekery

Lumberjanes: The perfect book for hardcore lady-types

I've read a lot of young adult books lately which I've wished were around ten or twenty years ago for me to appreciated at a younger age. Lumberjanes* is one such book and, come to think of it, it's a great book for females of any age. Released tomorrow, Lumberjanes: Unicorn Power! is the ultimate… Continue reading Lumberjanes: The perfect book for hardcore lady-types

Roald Dahl scrumdiddlyumptious tee from Truffle Shuffle
Books, geekery, Lifestyle

Every day is Roald Dahl Day with Truffle Shuffle

In case it wasn't obvious from recent posts, I'm a huge Roald Dahl fan. Annual days are a great way to celebrate but what about the rest of the year? Fortunately Truffle Shuffle* are on hand to ensure you can get your mitts on plenty of nerdy merch every day of the year. Coincidentally, around… Continue reading Every day is Roald Dahl Day with Truffle Shuffle

geek bloggers tag
geekery, Lifestyle

Geek Blogger Tag 2017

I spotted this tag in a geeky bloggers Facebook group I'm a member of and have been meaning to share it for ages. Take a look at Chrissy's responses here and link up your own in the comments. I love having a nose. What is your earliest memory of liking something un-mainstream or geeky? I didn't realise… Continue reading Geek Blogger Tag 2017