Something Wicked This Way Comes: Hosting a Traditional Halloween Party

Halloween is a great Holiday. There are just so many themes and colour schemes that you can use for your celebrations.  Last year we had a Breaking Bad theme, which was so much fun to plan for.  You can read more about how to host your own Breaking Bad party here: https://geekchic-hq.com/2013/11/07/yeah-science-a-heisenberg-halloween/ Double, double toil and […]

Independence Day 2014 – “Here Men From The Planet Earth First Set Foot Upon the Moon, July 1969 A.D. We Came in Peace For All Mankind.”

  As I may have mentioned on a number of occasions, the American Independence Day holiday is one of my favourites. It is a party planner’s dream: highly flexible, fun and always colourful.  To date, we have had a Luau, a Star spangled Captain America homage, and an outing to Amity Island.   So what […]

“A BOOK?! What d’you wanna flaming book for?” – Hosting a library shower

A new addition to our family is due on Star Wars Day – May 4th – and we are all very excited about it! Don’t worry! I did resist the temptation to organise another Star Wars themed event (despite the very provocative due date), and decided to choose a theme that would be a little […]

Boom Town! Super Bowl XLVIII

FIRST QUARTER – Game Review After all the hype, the so-called clash between the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos at the MetLife Stadium in New Jersey on Sunday really should have been billed as the Super-Bad Bowl, as audiences across the globe witnessed wild horses well and truly annihilated by a flock of well-assembled raptors.  It […]

Yeah, Science! A Heisenberg Halloween

*(WARNING: spoiler alert)* The end of AMC‘s Breaking Bad proved VERY timely for Halloween twenty thirteen.  

 The show chronicles the transformation of Walter White, from a Nobel award contributor, and high school chemistry teacher, into ALBUQUERQUE ’S meth king-pin supremo.  Far from being the protagonist of the series, WALT proves to be the catalyst for […]

AMITY ISLAND: Birthplace of the Summer Blockbuster

  INDEPENDENCE DAY,  the most important of all US public holidays, has not been the same since 1975.   The terror invoked by the iconic “DER DUM” of John Williams’ award winning score, has changed our relationship with the sea forever. Jaws’ absence from the movie makes it all the more powerful, the suggestion of his presence fuelling […]