Christmas giveaway
Lifestyle

Why you should support small businesses this Christmas [gift guide and £200+ giveaway]

This year I'm making a conscious effort to support small businesses when it comes to Christmas shopping, from food to gifts, to decorations and gift wrap. Wherever possible I'm avoiding the high street chains and buying from local and independent sellers. I don't know about you but one of my favourite things about Christmas is… Continue reading Why you should support small businesses this Christmas [gift guide and £200+ giveaway]

mothers day 2017 gift guide
Lifestyle, stationery

Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2017

Despite my mum being a regular reader of this blog I can comfortably post a Mother's Day Gift Guide without spoiling anything for her. This year I'm giving her the gift of a child-free afternoon with me - which she knows about because I had to make sure she wasn't working! We're off to see… Continue reading Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2017

cornish christmas gift guide 2016
Cornwall, Lifestyle

Christmas Gift Guide 2016: With love from Cornwall

You can't call yourself a Cornish geek and not feature a gift guide with Cornish goodies now, can you?! I've mentioned before that I love shopping independent and local where possible, so here's a selection of gifts from some of my favourite Cornish brands/creators. Teacup and tea plate by Isobel Higley Ceramics, Etsy, £24.95 and… Continue reading Christmas Gift Guide 2016: With love from Cornwall

gifts for bookworms 2016
Books, Lifestyle, stationery

2016 Christmas Gift Guide: For bookworms

This is always a fun gift guide to put together - and stressful, as I remind myself what literary goodies I've already shared recently. Got a bookworm in your life? Looking to treat yourself? There are some great boxsets and accessories here, if I may say so myself. Roald Dahl centenary boxed set, Wordery, £59.97… Continue reading 2016 Christmas Gift Guide: For bookworms

2016 christmas gift guide for geeks
Books, geekery, Lifestyle

2016 Christmas Gift Guide: For Geeks

Given that this is a rather geeky blog in itself, chances are most of the posts you'll find here will feature a pretty good gift idea for a geek, but here's a little gift guide anyway. I've tried not to include items I've mentioned here before and not make it too DC-centric but some things… Continue reading 2016 Christmas Gift Guide: For Geeks

2016 christmas gift guide for bloggers
blogging, geekery, Lifestyle

2016 Christmas Gift Guide: For Bloggers

The more I think about it, the more I think we bloggers are the easiest people in the world to shop for. Just wrap up something rose gold or with a white marble effect and we're happy, right? Well, we don't all go for all of the trends but you can usually play it safe… Continue reading 2016 Christmas Gift Guide: For Bloggers

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

2016 christmas gift guide - gifts for her
Lifestyle

2016 Christmas Gift Guide: For Her

Whether you're looking to treat your bestie, your sister, your mum or even yourself, you're bound to find something here. From bath bombs to brownies and cocktails to cushions, Santa's gonna wanna peek at this gift guide! Fox lap warmer, £34.99 Hand cream, Prezzybox, £5.95 Peach flavoured cocktail syrup and chocolate truffle gift set, Next,… Continue reading 2016 Christmas Gift Guide: For Her

totally funky christmas gift guide
Film, Lifestyle, Parenthood

The Totally Funky Christmas Gift Guide

Now that I'm a parent I seem to be running out of patience. I have all the time in the world (most of the time) for Jenson but anything else can just do one! Which is why it's so great to be able to do my Christmas shopping online. No packed shops to try and… Continue reading The Totally Funky Christmas Gift Guide

29th birthday and christmas wish list
Books, geekery, Lifestyle, stationery

A Cornish geek’s birthday/Christmas wish list

I've finally done it! I've picked the ultimate gifts for my 29th birthday and Christmas stocking. Is 29 too old to still be doing Christmas lists? I've already been asked by two people if there's anything special I'd like for my birthday (less than four weeks away, FYI - and four weeks before Christmas) and… Continue reading A Cornish geek’s birthday/Christmas wish list