Tag Archives: geek culture


Follow Friday – Checkpoint Gaming Lounge, Cardiff

Posted by Chrissey - 10th July 2015

Another Welsh flavoured Follow Friday this week. Checkpoint Gaming Lounge is a new venue opening in Cardiff. They’re currently funding on Kickstarter to give them a final injection of cash to get the project rolling. Checkpoint is a unique new … Continue reading


Follow Friday – Geeksin Wales

Posted by Chrissey - 3rd July 2015

Last week at Cardiff Comic Expo, The Great Escape met Geeksin Wales! “Geeksin Wales is a hyperlocal blog that shines a spotlight on the growing geek culture in Wales.” Having started in May of this year, they are still very … Continue reading


Rules of Engagement

Posted by Chrissey - 15th July 2013

She could sense somebody towering over her. “You’re late!” With her eyes fixed on her magazine she continued, “We’re going to start packing up in about half an hour. I’m not handing out any refunds if you can’t get your … Continue reading


“Un-Conventional” short story writing competition extended!

Posted by Chrissey - 24th April 2013

We’re extending the deadline for our current writing competition to 30th May 2013. Why? Well it’s a writing competition about comic conventions and we have two lined up for May 2013. Bristol Comic Expo on the 11th/12th May and MCM … Continue reading


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