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GirlGeekUpNorth

GirlGeekUpNorth

Blog from a girl geek up North

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BarCamp Manchester 2017 – cancelled

BarCamp Manchester 2017 – cancelled

It is with a heavy heart that I announce I will not be running BarCamp Manchester in 2017. It’s been an amazing three years though!

Game Review – T.I.M.E Stories, Prophecy of Dragons

Game Review – T.I.M.E Stories, Prophecy of Dragons

Prophecy of Dragons is the fourth T.I.M.E Stories expansion we’ve played. So far, they’ve done an excellent job as keeping us excited, can they keep it up?

Urban Exploration – Taman Festival, Bali

Urban Exploration – Taman Festival, Bali

Taman Festival Park in Bali was abandoned around 20 years ago. Rumours of ghosts and human flesh craving crocodiles weren’t putting us off from visiting!

Top Picks from UK Games Expo 2017

Top Picks from UK Games Expo 2017

After 48 hours at the UK Games Expo 2017, here are our top picks from all the games, plus some extra highlights from the weekend.

Escape Room, Preston – Spy Mission

Escape Room, Preston – Spy Mission

Last weekend, after our visit to Escape Room Preston to play Vampire Chronicles, we followed up immediately with their newest room Spy Mission, a room we haven’t seen crop up in any other Escape Game site. Spy Mission is rated five out of five stars, so […]

Escape Room, Preston – Vampire Chronicles

Escape Room, Preston – Vampire Chronicles

This weekend we returned to Escape Room Preston to try out not one, but two rooms! The first, Vampire Chronicles has been there from the start, but we haven’t yet had the chance to play. We had previously thoroughly enjoyed our visits to Escape Room […]

Total Ninja – The World’s largest Ninja training park

Total Ninja – The World’s largest Ninja training park

Ever fancied training to be a Ninja? Well now you can, at Total Ninja, an indoor obstacle course training park for Ninjas of all ages and abilities!

Escape Room, Stoke – CSI

Escape Room, Stoke – CSI

We popped down to Escape Room’s newest site in Stoke to play one of their new games CSI. Locked in a killer’s home, would we escape in just 60 minutes?

AIY Projects with Raspberry Pi & Google

AIY Projects with Raspberry Pi & Google

AIY Projects is a free hardware kit which enables you to add voice interaction to Raspberry Pi projects, & was issued free with MagPi 57.

Everything you need to know about Whistle Punks Urban Axe Throwing

Everything you need to know about Whistle Punks Urban Axe Throwing

Urban axe throwing has finally made it’s way to Manchester, so we popped over to Whistle Punks to see what all the fuss was about…

Crystal Maze Manchester – Start the fans please!

Crystal Maze Manchester – Start the fans please!

This month sees the launch of the Crystal Maze Manchester ‘ultimate team experience’! Now we’ve been keeping an eye on this ever since the indiegogo campaign launched in 2015. We ‘almost’ backed the project, but couldn’t quite commit Thank you for reading! GirlGeekUpNorth x Like me on […]

UK Games Expo 2017 Preview

UK Games Expo 2017 Preview

This year we’re heading back to attend the UK Games Expo 2017 to bring you the best new games, and it’s going to be even bigger than last year!


My Diary

2016 – My Year in Review

2016 – My Year in Review

2016 for me has been the best! I have done so many new things, and my life is moving in an amazing direction. Let’s have a look at some of the highlights for 2016!

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