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Brace Yourselves: Summer Cooking Is Nearly Mastered

Summer in the Northern hemisphere may be over, but a great salad evokes memories of the warm at any time of year. Tackling salads, dressings, and marinade, Paul Flannery dons his chef apron and giant D20 to continue to level up your cooking stat. Summer food can get complicated quickly; multiple pan dishes, tropical fruits, expensive ingredients… But it doesn’t …

12 Social Events for Introverts

Introversion has a bit of a bad rep in today’s “always on” social online world. We often get mistaken for being rude and antisocial. As humans, social events are a must. It keeps your mental state healthy and confidence. They are fun, entertaining and a great way to meet new people for friendships, relationships and work. Introverts, like extroverts, shine …

Access Escape: The First Escape Room Fully Accessible For The Blind Or Visually Impaired

Hannah Hammond founded Access Escape in Canning Town, East London, in January 2019. It’s the first pop-up escape room that’s fully accessible to people who are blind or visually impaired – played completely in the dark. Hannah chatted to our Coaching for Geeks Overlord Robin Bates… Access Escape is quite unique in terms of escape rooms in that it’s in …

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How to be Confident with Swamp Ass

The Swamp Thing movie may be cancelled, but that doesn’t stop other swampy things from having the potential to knock your confidence. The summer heat can cause a terrible case of swamp ass. Especially if you make less effort than the writers of the Swamp Thing cartoon theme tune. “What’s swamp ass?” I hear the lucky ones cry. Swamp ass. …

MCM Manchester Comic Con: The CfG Survival Guide

Originally published September 5 2018. Updated for 2019. Introducing an in-depth guide to the ins and outs of MCM Manchester Comic Con by Alice Isted of Arisu Cosplay What is MCM Manchester Comic Con? MCM Manchester Comic Con is a family-friendly two day event hosted in the heart of Manchester. It is a celebration of all things pop culture: anime, …

Making Your First Twitch Stream With Paranerdnicky

News! Paranerdnicky will be streaming for charity, for the Millions Missing campaign for ME Action, all of next month (May 2019)! She’ll be streaming a mix of things such as Scribblio, Marbles, Soulworker, just chatting, etc… check her out and support her on Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/paranerdnicky   If You’re A Twitch Noob, Paranerdnicky Will Show You How! As a follow up …

Beat Wheat – a guide to Coeliac disease

Welcome back fellow geeks. Today’s Health Bar is going to take a deep dive into the world of Coeliac disease. We will look at the history, the treatments, the science and the pseudoscience surrounding this fascinating and misrepresented disease.   Coeliac Disease: What’s in a name? Pretty straight forward this one, coeliac comes from the Greek Koiliakos, meaning abdominal. Coeliac …

Creator of the Month Jan 2019 – Geek Forge, Jen Pawley (week 4)

Welcome to Week  of Coaching for Geeks ‘creator of the month’ for January 2019. Today we look at the final 2 pieces from the very talented Jen Pawley (Geek Forge) along with a little insight to each. You can find more of Jens’s great work at these locations You can find us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/TheGeekForge On Etsy at http://thegeekforge.etsy.com Our website …