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GirlGeekUpNorth

GirlGeekUpNorth

I do awesome things and write about them

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Game Review – All Out War, wave two

Game Review – All Out War, wave two

All Out War was my first venture into the world of miniatures, and I was impressed. Would the second wave keep us satisfied, or leave us wanting more?

Top Picks for Grimmfest 2017

Top Picks for Grimmfest 2017

Grimmfest, Manchester’s festival of horror, cult and fantastic film is back; bigger, bolder, and bloodier than ever before!

Glamp it up with a Yurt in North Wales

Glamp it up with a Yurt in North Wales

When travelling to North Wales for our Go Below Underground Adventure, we decided to extend our trip to a weekend stay, and opted for glamping in a yurt!

Game Review – Codenames: Duet

Game Review – Codenames: Duet

Codenames has been a party game favourite of ours for a long time, and they’ve finally released a two-player version, Codenames Duet!

More workshops announced in Manchester for National Coding Week 2017

More workshops announced in Manchester for National Coding Week 2017

More workshops have been announced across Manchester for National Coding Week, see more details here. All events are free to attend!

Game Review – T.I.M.E Stories, Lumen Fidei

Game Review – T.I.M.E Stories, Lumen Fidei

As a complete T.I.M.E Stories addict, I couldn’t wait to delve into Lumen Fidei, the fifth expansion set in Reconquista Spain.

Our ten-day honeymoon adventure across Bali

Our ten-day honeymoon adventure across Bali

We wanted to make our honeymoon special, so we combined a two-night city break in Hong Kong with a ten-day adventure across Bali.

This Girl Can Climb – one year on

This Girl Can Climb – one year on

From complete newbie to one of the faces of the “This Girl Can Climb” campaign for 2017 but still pretty rubbish, here’s how I got here…

Lesson plan – Converting hexadecimal to binary and denary

Lesson plan – Converting hexadecimal to binary and denary

Here is a Hexadecimal conversion lesson plan for you to use, covering Hex, converting to/from Binary and Denary, with fun ice breaker and plenary.

Game Review – All Out War, wave one

Game Review – All Out War, wave one

All Out War is a Walking Dead themed miniatures game, and for my first venture into the world of miniatures, I reviewed the wave one sets.

National Coding Week Manchester 2017

National Coding Week Manchester 2017

Want to know how we’re celebrating National Coding Week 2017 in Manchester? Look no further… The first workshops have been announced!

Underground adventure – Go Below Challenge trip

Underground adventure – Go Below Challenge trip

The Go Below Challenge is an underground adventure including a boat ride, zip line, traverse, abseil, and waterfall climb. Here’s what we thought…


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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