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Celebrate your inner geek.

25-May-2017 | Milku

Or cry "Truth, Justice, Freedom, Reasonably Priced Love, and a Hard-Boiled Egg!"

Yes, 25th May is Geek Pride Day. Not to be confused with Greek Pride Day.

Although there were events in Albany, New York from 1998 to 2000, organised by Tim McEachern, Geek Pride Day as we now know it was first celebrated in 2006. Spanish blogger, Germán Martínez, aka señor Buebo organized it all. But if you’re a geek you do have certain responsibilities as their manifesto details. I’ll share some of them with you here:

I qualify as a geek…as do others in this house, mentioning no names…

But don’t worry if you’re not a geek. There are other reasons to celebrate today.

cover of Night watch Discworld book

If you’re a survivor of the People's Revolution or even simply a fan of Terry Pratchett’s Discworld novels, you’ll know that it’s the Glorious Twenty Fifth of May. So boil up an egg, wear your sprig of lilac with pride and head off to the Small Gods Cemetery to honour the Watchmen who fell…

Milku on sofa