Category Archives: Geek Adventure

July 04

Bank Holiday Bookshop Bonanza – Another Tick off the List!

While ‘Visit the book town of Wigtown’ has been on my list for a while, it’s been on my radar for much, much longer.  Ever since I heard that there was a National Book town in Scotland I was desperate to go and visit but every time I planned to go, my plans were scuppered […]

May 12

Duchovny lands in Glasgow

When someone is so incredibly well known for one particular thing, how do they transition into another field?  We see it attempted all the time, actors becoming singers or singers becoming actors.  But when you are a bona fide pop culture icon, that must make it that bit more difficult.  The question is……how does Mulder […]

March 14

Books at the Botanics, Glasgow

I have a problem that I’m sure many of you can probably identify with.  I have a lot of books.  I mean, A LOT of books. It was getting to the point where  I was starting to get worried that one of the numerous wobbly piles dotted around our flat might finally collapse and trap […]

March 09

Another Tick (Tock) off the list – Surviving a Locked Room Experience

Sherlock Holmes.  Miss Marple.  Jessica Fletcher.  Hercule Poirot.  They ain’t got nothing on me! If you are unaware of the phenomenon of ‘live escape’ games, let me fill you in.  You arrive at a nondescript office block (wondering if you are in the right place), where you are ushered into a room set up with […]

February 24

Marvel-lous Renaissance at Glasgow Film Festival

Excuse the pun in the title, I genuinely couldn’t help myself….it’s like a disease! Another cold night in Glasgow and another film from Glasgow Film Festival.  This time the location was not a secret and after a bite to eat, we headed to the CCA on Sauchiehall Street.  Not our usual haunt I must admit […]

February 19

Con Air reaches new heights at Glasgow Film Festival

Planes! Secret Locations! Dangerous Criminals! Nicolas Cage being his most Nicolas Cage-y! What’s not to love?

February 05

2016: The year of Geek in Glasgow

As much as travel plays a massive element in My Big Geek Adventure, sometimes it’s nice to know that there are activities close to home where I can satisfy my geeky tendencies.  So far, Glasgow is shaping up to be THE place to be in 2016 and with Book 2 about to be published, I’m thinking that […]