Image: Alan Lee's depiction of the last of the party of Dwarves arriving at Bag End
I'm reading The Hobbit to my kids, because in a month's time, it will be a completely different experience. Although it'll be a while before they can watch the film, the pictures in my own…Continue
Warning: if you haven’t seen it, there are spoilers ahead.
Here in the UK, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull seems to be playing on a loop on BBC3 at the moment. An Indy movie on the telly is always one thing that, once…Continue
Don't know if any UK-based GeekDads missed this as I did, but a few months ago the Royal Mail brought out a set of stamps commemorating great British comics. Each stamp features a classic title, accompanied by one of the characters that gained fame within its pages.
The funnies are represented…Continue
E.T. and Elliott (Universal Pictures)
I guess there's never been a good time to grow up a geek - those of us who prefer to be challenged mentally rather than physically have never had it easy, especially as kids – but in terms of cultural richness, I reckon I can make a good case for the…Continue