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GirlGeekUpNorth

GirlGeekUpNorth

I do awesome things and write about them

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The best CPD for UK Computing Teachers

The best CPD for UK Computing Teachers

In light of the recent After the Reboot report, it is evident that computing teachers desperately need to be supported into accessing quality CPD. While there are surrounding issues I cannot fix, I can help signpost teachers to quality free CPD support. So if you’re looking […]

After the reboot – providing support for computing teachers

After the reboot – providing support for computing teachers

In 2012 the Royal Society published a report entitled ‘Shut down or restart?’ which looked at the current provision of Computer Science education in UK schools. In an age where digital literacy is paramount, and the UK is facing a huge skills shortage in technical […]

Pandemic Legacy Season 2 First Look – NO SPOILERS

Pandemic Legacy Season 2 First Look – NO SPOILERS

Pandemic Legacy Season 2. It’s similar, but not the same… This article is a ‘first look’ at Pandemic Legacy Season 2. The information contained does not include any spoilers. Everything discussed here can be found on first look inside the box and completion of a […]

New generation of laptops: pi-top

New generation of laptops: pi-top

Inspire the future! pi-top strives to inspire inventors and creators to seek the skills of tomorrow and create their future, today.

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…


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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