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How I became a cat person

How I became a cat person

The short version – I got a cat… But for those of you looking for something more substantial, here’s the long version… Thank you for reading! GirlGeekUpNorth x Like me on Facebook – Follow me on Instagram – Follow me on Twitter

Scare Kingdom 2016 – Will you get snuffed?

Scare Kingdom 2016 – Will you get snuffed?

Scare Kingdom 2016 is my fifth year at the park, and every year I say it, this place just gets better and better, and this year, they have added Snuffhouse.

Grimmfest 2016 – The Highlights

Grimmfest 2016 – The Highlights

Grimmfest 2016 brought us tons of amazing films, with nine feature films making it onto our list of highlights! Let’s have a look at the best bits…

Urban Exploration – Selly Oak Hospital, Birmingham

Urban Exploration – Selly Oak Hospital, Birmingham

Selly Oak Hospital closed in 2012, and we visited as the main part of the building has already been demolished for a new housing estate.

Working at MadLab – one year on

Working at MadLab – one year on

Here’s a look back at my first year working at MadLab, the amazing things I have been given the chance to do, and all the opportunities it has brought me.

Supernova 2016

Supernova 2016

May Bank Holiday 2016 was Supernova, Manchester’s first sci-fi film festival. For two days at Odeon Printworks, we saw sci-fi cult classics to UK premieres!

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My Summer Moroccan Adventure

My Summer Moroccan Adventure

In April 2016 we visited Agadir in Morocco for four nights. Here’s our handy Agadir travel guide, and tips for if you’re planning your own visit.

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HiddenCity Manchester – Creative Spaces

HiddenCity Manchester – Creative Spaces

HiddenCity Manchester is a puzzle hunt designed to help you experience new places by solving cryptic clues which send you to quirky and exciting locations.

Vapiano Manchester

Vapiano Manchester

Vapiano have recently launched their Eat Pasta Run Faster campaign, and last week, we visited Vapiano Manchester to give it a try.

Geek fashion from BBT Clothing

Geek fashion from BBT Clothing

Looking for some geek fashion? Check out this bundle we put together from BBT Clothing, your one stop stockist for all your geek clothing requirements.

Manchester International Film Festival 2016

Manchester International Film Festival 2016

Thursday 3rd March saw Manchester kick off it’s second International Film Festival with the International premiere of Dennis Viollet – A United Man. While we couldn’t make it to the opening event, we did manage to make it to the rest of the festival.┬áThis year […]

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Laser Quest, Preston

Laser Quest, Preston

Laser Quest Preston is 15 minutes of pure fun, where you get to run around like an idiot and shoot your friends!



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