I’m so proud that the kids like geeky stuff.
I think it’s so much better that my girls obsess over David Tennant and Benedict Cumberbatch than the latest pop music star boy group. I’d rather we watch intelligent BBC programming than Disney – or whatever it is that’s mindless and popular with tweens and teens. I am loving seeing my kids’ senses of humor developing with brilliant British jokes.
Doctor Who Gifts
This Christmas, the kids are gonna be so excited that I scored some awesome DW loot on zulily.com.
Star Trek Gifts
Because nothing geeky is complete without Star Trek. Even if it’s not technically British. At least there’s Sir Patrick and Benedict. :) Whether they prefer the classics or the new movies, there’s a great gift for your Trekkie!
For new and old fans, BBC with Benedict…and the movies with RDJ (not mentioning that blasphemous American show, ahem)…Sherlock Holmes is a beloved icon.
The brilliant writing of CS Lewis and the lovely imagery of the movies, these are timeless stories with a great message.
Harry Potter Gifts
I was ecstatic to stop by the Harry Potter shop in London and get all sorts of goodies for the kids. They love their Marauders’ Map and wands and Hogwarts tickets.
The ultimate in fantasy geekery. I have loved Tolkien since the little Hobbit cartoon in the ’70s!
Star Wars Gifts
I really, really, really wish I still had my original Ewok village and star fighters. And all my figures. I saw Return of the Jedi in theatres and I was sold on the whole franchise. While we wait anxiously to see what Disney does to our beloved characters and stories, here are some fun gifts for your Jedi lover.