The best geeky sock patterns

Tardis socks free pattern

It never ceases to amaze me how much there is out there for crafty geeks online! There are endless projects out there on the web to browse through, but here is my round up on the best geeky sock patterns. Michelle has already covered the free TARDIS socks knitting pattern for us (and there's … [Read more...]

The State of Craft book review


I’m a huge fan of the home-made gift at Christmas. For Christmasses past I’ve received hand-knitted mittens, homemade plum chutney and wallets with Manga characters stitched on. Meanwhile, I’ve inflicted on loved ones gifts such as garishly striped scarves, a tie – covered in sequins and the word … [Read more...]

Five of the best alarm clocks

Space Invaders Alarm Clock

Alarm clocks are a necessary evil if you have any desire to get to work on time every day. But as the mornings stay darker for longer, the idea of waking up and leaving your cosy duvet is a pretty hideous one. Katie has already covered the best SAD lights to combat the change of seasons, but I'm … [Read more...]

Space Invaders from head to toe


Space Invaders stole a large part of my childhood with its addictive playing properties.  Therefore, it's only right that I pay tribute to this simple game by wearing the famous icons with pride. A simple t-shirt just won't do. A true tribute to this mighty game can only be made through the … [Read more...]

Retro games clothes for kids


Ok, so the 80's bought us a lot of bad things. Bubble perms, shellsuits and Banarama to name a few. One thing they did get right, though, is Pac-Man. Incredibly addictive, I used to play this game for hours when I was a kid, along with Chuckie Egg (anyone remember that?) So, I squealed a … [Read more...]