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GirlGeekUpNorth

GirlGeekUpNorth

Blog from a girl geek up North

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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!

Game Review – T.I.M.E Stories, Expedition: Endurance

Game Review – T.I.M.E Stories, Expedition: Endurance

I don’t often jump straight in with a verdict on my reviews but… I loved Expedition: Endurance! Prepare yourself for a horrifying journey to the frozen wastes of Antarctica! In Expedition Endurance, the fourth expansion for T.I.M.E Stories, a temporal anomaly of the worst sort has opened […]

Urban Exploration – Newsham Park Asylum, Liverpool

Urban Exploration – Newsham Park Asylum, Liverpool

Newsham Park Asylum is a site I’ve wanted to visit for a while, and we had the opportunity to do an explore very recently. Thankfully no ghosts appeared…

Pandemic Legacy: October – December

Pandemic Legacy: October – December

It’s been one hell of a journey, but we’re finally at the end of our Pandemic Legacy adventure. Spoiler alert – Disaster Averted!

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20 Best Buffy the Vampire Slayer episodes

20 Best Buffy the Vampire Slayer episodes

In honour of today being 20 years since the first episode of Buffy aired, I’m bringing you my 20 best Buffy the Vampire Slayer episodes.

Game Review – Unlock!

Game Review – Unlock!

Unlock! is an escape room inspired tabletop game. As avid fans of the escape & tabletop gaming genres, what would we make of this new amalgamation?

Manchester International Film Festival 2017

Manchester International Film Festival 2017

MANIFF 2017 returned to Odeon Printworks for it’s third year, with themes of Rising Stars, Be who you are, Say what you feel, and Women in Film.

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Game Review – Quests of Valeria

Game Review – Quests of Valeria

Quests of Valeria is a card drafting based game for one to five players. The aim of the game is to get more Victory Points than your opponents.

This Girl Can Climb – the photoshoot

This Girl Can Climb – the photoshoot

Today I took part in the This Girl Can Climb Photoshoot at Manchester Climb Centre! I loved being involved, and can’t wait to see the new campaign…

Game Review – Ascension, Dawn of Champions

Game Review – Ascension, Dawn of Champions

Dawn of Champions is a standalone expansion in the Ascension, deck building series. It introduces new game mechanics, including Champion cards & ‘rally’.

Urban Exploration – Cheadle Royal Hospital

Urban Exploration – Cheadle Royal Hospital

We visited Cheadle Royal Hospital, formerly Manchester Royal Lunatic Asylum for an urban exploration early this year, and here’s what we found.


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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