Nathan Barry

About Nathan Barry

Nathan (aka @geekDadNath) is a stay-at-home Dad from London in the UK. He is also an ex-beebie, a designer, a coder, and co-creator of the flutterly lovely Magic Belles. Say hello at magicbelles.com, grab the app from the iTunes App Store or for Android. New music out now too

Warren Elsmore Is Back With More Brick Wonders

Warren Elsmore's Brick Wonders and London Bridge

UK Lego master builder Warren Elsmore is back with a follow-up to his successful book, Brick City. Brick Wonders features more photos of his amazing dioramas, this time themed around the wonders of the ancient, natural and modern world. Continue reading

Nathan Barry

About Nathan Barry

Nathan (aka @geekDadNath) is a stay-at-home Dad from London in the UK. He is also an ex-beebie, a designer, a coder, and co-creator of the flutterly lovely Magic Belles. Say hello at magicbelles.com, grab the app from the iTunes App Store or for Android. New music out now too

DREDDwatch #5 – We’re back!

2000AD Prog 1874 cover, art by Edmund Bagwell

Geekdad’s DREDDwatch is back after an extended break with more news from Judge Dredd and 2000AD. Continue reading

Nathan Barry

About Nathan Barry

Nathan (aka @geekDadNath) is a stay-at-home Dad from London in the UK. He is also an ex-beebie, a designer, a coder, and co-creator of the flutterly lovely Magic Belles. Say hello at magicbelles.com, grab the app from the iTunes App Store or for Android. New music out now too

Make Your Own Cardboard Christmas Tree

The finished tree

Follow a few simple steps to make your own unique Christmas tree from cardboard and leftover bit of wrapping paper. Continue reading

Nathan Barry

About Nathan Barry

Nathan (aka @geekDadNath) is a stay-at-home Dad from London in the UK. He is also an ex-beebie, a designer, a coder, and co-creator of the flutterly lovely Magic Belles. Say hello at magicbelles.com, grab the app from the iTunes App Store or for Android. New music out now too

Makies – Dolls That Have Made the Leap Into the 21st Century

Are you ready for your close up?

A geeklet gets to test out a Makie Doll — a custom designed, 3D printed doll that is a refreshing change from all of the “girly” dolls out there at the moment. Continue reading

Nathan Barry

About Nathan Barry

Nathan (aka @geekDadNath) is a stay-at-home Dad from London in the UK. He is also an ex-beebie, a designer, a coder, and co-creator of the flutterly lovely Magic Belles. Say hello at magicbelles.com, grab the app from the iTunes App Store or for Android. New music out now too

Latest Hobbit Production Video Released

A portrait of the Master of Laketown, played by Stephen Fry

See the latest production diary from Peter Jackson on the set of the second part of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. Continue reading

Nathan Barry

About Nathan Barry

Nathan (aka @geekDadNath) is a stay-at-home Dad from London in the UK. He is also an ex-beebie, a designer, a coder, and co-creator of the flutterly lovely Magic Belles. Say hello at magicbelles.com, grab the app from the iTunes App Store or for Android. New music out now too

DREDDwatch #4 – Videos, Comics and a Fab Tee!

Last Exit to Nowhere's latest t-shirt - an official collaboration with 2000AD

Hello again Earthlets and welcome to the next instalment of our Zarjaz news round up from the world of 2000AD, this time featuring an awesome new t-shirt, tons of digital comics and some fan-made films. Continue reading

Nathan Barry

About Nathan Barry

Nathan (aka @geekDadNath) is a stay-at-home Dad from London in the UK. He is also an ex-beebie, a designer, a coder, and co-creator of the flutterly lovely Magic Belles. Say hello at magicbelles.com, grab the app from the iTunes App Store or for Android. New music out now too

Eleven Doctors, All In A Row

Eleven Doctors, all in a row, image from the BBC

The BBC has released a new image of all eleven Doctors to support a special 50th Anniversary trailer being broadcast tonight (Saturday, 19 October), plus loads more Anniversary Special info. Continue reading

Nathan Barry

About Nathan Barry

Nathan (aka @geekDadNath) is a stay-at-home Dad from London in the UK. He is also an ex-beebie, a designer, a coder, and co-creator of the flutterly lovely Magic Belles. Say hello at magicbelles.com, grab the app from the iTunes App Store or for Android. New music out now too

Caine’s Global Cardboard Challenge 2013

Caine and filmmaker Nirvan

This coming Saturday, join thousands of people all over the world in the 2nd annual celebration of cardboard creativity in aid of the Imagination Foundation, set up after the Caine’s Arcade viral hit video. Continue reading

Nathan Barry

About Nathan Barry

Nathan (aka @geekDadNath) is a stay-at-home Dad from London in the UK. He is also an ex-beebie, a designer, a coder, and co-creator of the flutterly lovely Magic Belles. Say hello at magicbelles.com, grab the app from the iTunes App Store or for Android. New music out now too

DREDDwatch #3 – A Sequel! (Sort Of)

DREDDwatch #3, image from Rebellion/2000AD

Welcome to the third of our irregular rounds-ups of all things Judge Dredd and 2000AD, this time featuring more movie sequel news, a new Dredd graphic novel and another from John Wagner, plus new Slaine stories in the weekly progs. Continue reading

Nathan Barry

About Nathan Barry

Nathan (aka @geekDadNath) is a stay-at-home Dad from London in the UK. He is also an ex-beebie, a designer, a coder, and co-creator of the flutterly lovely Magic Belles. Say hello at magicbelles.com, grab the app from the iTunes App Store or for Android. New music out now too

Back to the (LEGO Cuusoo) Future

The Lego Cuusoo DeLorean

Great Scott! After the success of his DeLorean project for LEGO Cuusoo, Team BTTF lead Masashi Togami is back with more Back to the Future-themed models hoping to gain 10,000 supporters and follow the DeLorean into production. Continue reading

Nathan Barry

About Nathan Barry

Nathan (aka @geekDadNath) is a stay-at-home Dad from London in the UK. He is also an ex-beebie, a designer, a coder, and co-creator of the flutterly lovely Magic Belles. Say hello at magicbelles.com, grab the app from the iTunes App Store or for Android. New music out now too

12 Things Parents Should Know About The World’s End

The World's End, from Edgar Wright and Simon Pegg

The World’s End is the final movie in Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg and Nick Frost’s loosely connected “Three Flavours Cornetto Trilogy”, which started with romcomzom Shaun of the Dead and continued with cop buddy action movie Hot Fuzz. Here are 12 things parents should know about the movie. Continue reading

Nathan Barry

About Nathan Barry

Nathan (aka @geekDadNath) is a stay-at-home Dad from London in the UK. He is also an ex-beebie, a designer, a coder, and co-creator of the flutterly lovely Magic Belles. Say hello at magicbelles.com, grab the app from the iTunes App Store or for Android. New music out now too

Build Ten Amazing Vehicles With The Lego Build-It Book

My version of the Off-Roader

Fresh from the No Starch Press comes The Lego Build-It Book, Volume 1: Amazing Vehicles, a useful new book for Lego fans of all ages, featuring instructions for building ten vehicles including a Jeep, a Fire truck, a Muscle Car, a Digger, a Go-Kart and even a baby stroller! Continue reading

Nathan Barry

About Nathan Barry

Nathan (aka @geekDadNath) is a stay-at-home Dad from London in the UK. He is also an ex-beebie, a designer, a coder, and co-creator of the flutterly lovely Magic Belles. Say hello at magicbelles.com, grab the app from the iTunes App Store or for Android. New music out now too

DIY.org Keeps on Growing and Growing

DIY - Get Skills, Be Awesome

DIY.org, the online community for kids who like to make stuff, goes from strength to strength with a new version of their app, more skills and features and the promise of real patches! Continue reading

Nathan Barry

About Nathan Barry

Nathan (aka @geekDadNath) is a stay-at-home Dad from London in the UK. He is also an ex-beebie, a designer, a coder, and co-creator of the flutterly lovely Magic Belles. Say hello at magicbelles.com, grab the app from the iTunes App Store or for Android. New music out now too

A Little Bit of Electronics Fun with LittleBits

littleBits of Geeky Fun!

littleBits are an opensource library of electronic modules that snap together with tiny magnets for prototyping, learning, and fun. See what can happen when you add them to the other toys you’ve probably already got in your house. Continue reading

Nathan Barry

About Nathan Barry

Nathan (aka @geekDadNath) is a stay-at-home Dad from London in the UK. He is also an ex-beebie, a designer, a coder, and co-creator of the flutterly lovely Magic Belles. Say hello at magicbelles.com, grab the app from the iTunes App Store or for Android. New music out now too

Djay 2 From Algoriddim Ups the Game for Bedroom DJs

Algoriddim's djay 2 for iPad

Music software company Algoriddim today release a brand new version of their popular and award-winning Djay app for iPad and iPhone, featuring a host of new and improved features to help you mix up your music like a pro. Continue reading

Nathan Barry

About Nathan Barry

Nathan (aka @geekDadNath) is a stay-at-home Dad from London in the UK. He is also an ex-beebie, a designer, a coder, and co-creator of the flutterly lovely Magic Belles. Say hello at magicbelles.com, grab the app from the iTunes App Store or for Android. New music out now too

DREDDwatch #2 – Big News From Comic-Con!

Dreddwatch #2, Dredd image courtesy of Lionsgate

Comic-Con International in San Diego brought us some great news and many revelations over the last weekend, including some very promising news from the fine folks at 2000AD. Continue reading

Nathan Barry

About Nathan Barry

Nathan (aka @geekDadNath) is a stay-at-home Dad from London in the UK. He is also an ex-beebie, a designer, a coder, and co-creator of the flutterly lovely Magic Belles. Say hello at magicbelles.com, grab the app from the iTunes App Store or for Android. New music out now too