Star Wars stationery from Executive Pens Direct
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Happy Star Wars Day! [sponsored]

You wanna know how you can make Star Wars Day even nerdier? Celebrate it with stationery! And Executive Pens Direct* have just the products. This geeky AF Cross Star Wars gift set (£45.00) comes with a journal and pen, adorned with the Star Wars logo and C3PO. The journal is A5 and features 160 lined… Continue reading Happy Star Wars Day! [sponsored]

Little Miss Busy Surviving Motherhood
Books, Film, Lifestyle

Star Wars, Unicorns and La La Land #LittleLoves

Not gonna lie, it's been a rough week. I've spent the last nine days battling a cold with a cough so bad it's actually made me vomit. Fortunately the doctor has reassured me it will soon pass and shouldn't delay my surgery but it's been hard going. All three of us are poorly and sharing… Continue reading Star Wars, Unicorns and La La Land #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

2016 christmas gift guide for geeks
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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

christmas gift guide 2016 for men
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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

totally funky christmas gift guide
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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

my life in photos: january 2016
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My life in photos: January 2016

Is it just me or does it still feel like it was just Christmas and now January is already over? It flew by in a blur of germs, geekery, coffee and cake, as evidenced by the following photos. 1. My brother bought me a seasalt and caramel cookie kit for Christmas and I gave it… Continue reading My life in photos: January 2016

bb-8 droid from i want one of those
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Item of the day: BB-8 App-Enabled Droid from IWOOT

Guess who finally saw Star Wars last night! I've been battling a cold for days and sat there with tissues wedged up my nose, like the classy gal I am, so we could finally go. And it was rather awesome! I totally fell in love with BB-8. After his first scene I asked Luke if… Continue reading Item of the day: BB-8 App-Enabled Droid from IWOOT

alternative advent calendars
Lifestyle

Top ten alternative advent calendars for Christmas 2015

Fed up of those naff chocolate advent calendars that don't even taste like real chocolate? Fear not, as I've discovered ten incredible alternative calendars. There's bound to be one here for you! For the hipsters: beard oils (Not on the High Street, £29.99) For the tea lovers: various tea (Not on the High Street, £29.50)… Continue reading Top ten alternative advent calendars for Christmas 2015