christmas gift guide 2016 for men
Books, geekery, Lifestyle

2016 Christmas Gift Guide: For Him

Anyone else notice that most of the gift guides for men tend to be full of sweaters, socks and smellies? I don't know about you but that's not the kind of thing the men in my life want! In fact, I asked Luke to help me put together this little gift guide. So if you… Continue reading 2016 Christmas Gift Guide: For Him

wonder woman build a bear
geekery, Lifestyle, Parenthood

Item of the day: Wonder Woman Build A Bear

Jenson was lucky enough to get a Captain America Build A Bear for his birthday and it's really freakin' cool! Now I've spotted that they're on offer this month - 2 for £26!!! Hello, Father Christmas! I actually quite like the Wonder Woman one for myself but, as they're on offer, we'd have to get… Continue reading Item of the day: Wonder Woman Build A Bear

pop vinyls from iwoot
Film, geekery, Lifestyle

New obsession: Pop! Vinyl Figures

I've suddenly developed a new obsession - Pop! Vinyl Figures! And the best part is I Want One of Those are selling some absolute beauties for £8.99 a piece (£2 off) with free standard delivery over a tenner. But which to choose?! They've got characters from everything from Marvel to Disney, the Walking Dead to… Continue reading New obsession: Pop! Vinyl Figures

batman merchandise from bay 57
geekery, Lifestyle

New favourite website: Bay 57

It's not often that a sponsored post pops up on my Facebook newsfeed and I click on the link. It's even more rare that I then spend the best part of an hour browsing the entire site, following their social media accounts and pinning pretty much their entire stock. But that's what happened when Bay… Continue reading New favourite website: Bay 57

The Avengers books
Books, geekery

What I’ve been reading lately #3: The Avengers special

Before we went to see The Avengers: Age of Ultron, I had some homework to do. Ahead of seeing a new comic book film, Luke usually gives me a bit of a background from the source material, but I still tend to come out of the cinema with the questions, either because the film wasn't… Continue reading What I’ve been reading lately #3: The Avengers special

geekery, Lifestyle, Parenthood

Marvel Comics wall lights from Truffle Shuffle

Truffle Shuffle have gone and done it again - and just in time for Christmas! From 20 October you'll be able to have your very own Marvel wall light, featuring props from all your favourite superheroes. They're £29.99 each and are battery operated, so you might want to invest in a few rechargeable batteries. Thor's… Continue reading Marvel Comics wall lights from Truffle Shuffle

Film, Lifestyle

25 films from the last 25 years

For Empire's 300th issue, they've asked some of this generation's greatest filmmakers to share some of their filmmaking highlights. Features include Guillermo Del Toro's sketchbook, exclusive behind the scenes photos from Lost in Translation, a brilliant account of  a filmmaker's experiences of sharing his favourite films with his daughter, and Edgar Wright's favourite films from… Continue reading 25 films from the last 25 years

feminism, Film, geekery, Lifestyle

Film review: Captain America: The Winter Soldier

As a woman, there are few things more depressing and frustrating than going to the cinema to see the latest blockbusters and seeing no strong female characters. Oftentimes, any potential ‘heroine’ is a damsel in distress or love interest. But not in Captain America: The Winter Soldier! Here, we have, not just one, but four… Continue reading Film review: Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Film, geekery

Treat the comic book movie geek in your life with Hot Toys

I've been writing a weekly 'geek girl' post for Geek Life for a couple of months now, hunting down bargain and blow out items for geeky girls in the UK. I've never struggled to find anything for the over £100 items because Hot Toys keep coming out with some truly amazing stuff. Check out some… Continue reading Treat the comic book movie geek in your life with Hot Toys