30th birthday cards
Film, Lifestyle, geekery

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

the happy news by emily coxhead
Books, Film, geekery, Lifestyle

The Happy Newspaper, Maya Angelou and Game of Thrones #LittleLoves

I missed last week's Little Loves because I was busy hosting nine days(!) of giveaways to celebrate my fifth blogaversary, like ya do! There's sill a few live if you want to check them out (spend a day on the river, non-alcoholic goodies from Polgoon and a meal for two at the Rock Pool Cafe).… Continue reading The Happy Newspaper, Maya Angelou and Game of Thrones #LittleLoves

wonder woman
Books, Film, geekery, Lifestyle

Wonder Woman, One Love Manchester and General Election 2017 #LittleLoves

Quel week! Sorry, I read Oh yeah, Audrey the other day and I'm constantly coming out with Breakfast at Tiffany's quotes. Here's a look at what we've been up to. Read: Going back to work for three days meant I had time to read! I finished A Tree Grows in Brooklyn on Monday (I can… Continue reading Wonder Woman, One Love Manchester and General Election 2017 #LittleLoves

star wars sign from totally funky
Film, geekery, Lifestyle, Parenthood

The ultimate Father’s Day gift

Find it hard to shop for your dad/grandad/partner for Father's Day? I've found the ultimate gift from Totally Funky*. I challenge you to find a single bloke who isn't into Star Wars, or at least appreciates the "I'm your father" line. It's particularly apt in our house - my partner is called Luke and he… Continue reading The ultimate Father’s Day gift