We made a couple of cardboard arcade games and took them along to a local mini harvest festival. 10p a go on each of them, with a fun pass available (12 games for a pound), and we raised over £20 for the imagination foundation.
Top score on the Butterfly Bowling won a Lego Brickmaster book (which we acquired from the Build a World Map event on London's Southbank over the summer) and top score on Hamhaugh Island won a set of Mario figures I was sent as a sample…
Added by Nathan Barry on October 1, 2012 at 5:30am — No Comments
I'm a massive music geek and I was very happy to see a link doing the rounds on Twitter recently to a massive archive of radio shows by the legendary John Peel, all hosted on Soundcloud going right back to late 60s, featuring the likes of John Lennon, Joy Division, New Order, The Happy Mondays, The…Continue
Sunday, June 17th was our first ever National Geek Dad Day. Over 180,000 people in 50 states and 22 countries took our challenge to turn Father's Day into a GeekDad Day extravaganza. And, boy, did you and your families rise to the challenge! Judging by the tweets, images and general…Continue
Added by Nathan Barry on June 19, 2012 at 4:37am — No Comments
Unless you’ve been living under a rock or not reading WIRED (which in our world is pretty much the same thing), you'll know that this Sunday we celebrate the first ever GeekDad Day. WIRED has officially taken over Father’s Day and is pulling out all of the stops for this special family of…Continue
Added by Nathan Barry on June 15, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments
Thanks to fellow GeekDad Erik Wrecks for sending this little gem our way.
It's one of many great Venn diagrams and funny illustrations by creative design studio WILDISH&CO's "Friday Project" which aims to create…Continue
Added by Nathan Barry on May 21, 2012 at 3:04pm — No Comments
A week before its grand opening, me and the family were lucky enough to get a preview of the Warner Brothers Studio Tour - The Making of Harry Potter at the Leavesden Studios, near London, where all of the films were made. Needless to say it was an amazing day out and a must for any Harry Potter fans and movie buffs.
J.K. Rowling has a lot to answer round here at the moment. My 6yo is completely…Continue
Added by Nathan Barry on April 12, 2012 at 4:00am — No Comments