The Story Gift review - gifts for bookworms
Books

Literary treats for book lovers from The Story Gift [review & giveaway]

Time for my second Book Week giveaway! I recently came across The Story Gift, a relatively new business which sells literary treats for book lovers. Based in Bath, they ship worldwide and offer fantastic gifts for bibliophiles and writers, including candles, book sleeves, prints, mugs, stationery, accessories and tote bags. They also create literary hampers,… Continue reading Literary treats for book lovers from The Story Gift [review & giveaway]

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

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

Jane Austen stationery from Abrams + Chronicle
Books, stationery

Jane Austen stationery from Abrams + Chronicle

If you liked yesterday's Jane Austen subscription box, you'll love today's stationery collection. Abrams + Chronicle have released a gorgeous range of stationery* for Jane Austen's 200th anniversary - they're almost too pretty to use! You might have spotted the notecards in my recent World Letter Writing Day post (they arrived just in time and… Continue reading Jane Austen stationery from Abrams + Chronicle

act now postcards from Abrams + Chronicle
Lifestyle, stationery

Make a difference

"No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted." - Aesop (Greek storyteller) I used to think it was naive to believe that one person can make a difference in the world but sometimes that's really all it takes. Sure, we might still be under a Conservative government and Trump is President but… Continue reading Make a difference

wuthering heights quote print
Lifestyle

Item of the day: Wuthering Heights quote print from Old English Company

Wedding season is upon us and you can't go wrong gift-wise with a lovely print. If they're romantics or bookworms, this one from Old English Company is pretty perfect; it's one of my favourite quotes. Wuthering Heights quote print, from £13.95

roald dahl chocolate
blogging, Books, Lifestyle

Friday Favourites #35

I'm writing this post on Thursday night, having already got Jenson in bed (his own bed!) and caught up on this week's episode of The Walking Dead. Result! And there's plenty more excitement where that came from. 1. Spring. It's on the way, honest! It's actually light when I get home from work (just) and… Continue reading Friday Favourites #35

tshirts from literary emporium
Books, Lifestyle

Item of the day: T-shirts from Literary Emporium

I love quirky t-shirts and Literary Emporium has a great range for bookworms. My fave is the Virginia Woolf quote but they're all pretty awesome. Virginia Woolf t-shirt, £15.00, Jane Austen t-shirt, £15.00, readers gonna read t-shirt, £15.00 My giveaway has now closed but, as I'm still working on my redesign for another week or… Continue reading Item of the day: T-shirts from Literary Emporium