Jules

Jules Sherred is the parent of two teenage boys, Geeky Pleasures creator, GM of The Look 24/7, hosts the Geeky Pleasures Radio Show, & author, recently publishing Five Little Zombies And Fred. Jules is also, slowly, working on another book called Nerd Love. Follow Jules on Twitter @GeekyJules, or circle Jules on G+.

Trans Parenting: I’m Called “Mum” But We Don’t Celebrate Mother’s Day

Ninety-nine percent of people in my life neglected to wish me a happy Mother’s Day. The result: It was the best Mother’s Day of my parental life.

Planning My Geeky-Queer Wedding: Lessons Learned and Miscellaneous Extra Touches

The time has finally come to wrap up the Planning My Geeky-Queer Wedding series with lessons learned, and the miscellaneous extra touches not mentioned in previous posts.

If You Are Transgender, Google May Out You. Here’s How You Can Protect Yourself.

If you are transgender and use one identity for Google+, and have to use another for work or family, Google may out you. Here are some steps to protect yourself.

Book Review: <em>Ex-Purgatory</em> Is a Welcomed Addition to the <em>Ex</em> Series

Ex-Purgatory: A Novel by Peter Clines is the fourth installment in Clines’ Ex series. It’s a solid read and very welcomed addition to one of my favorite series.

55 Canadianisms: The Fallout and the Aftermath

National headlines, radio interviews, and an honourable mention from the English department at UBC. GeekMom Jules reviews some of the fallout of the Canadianisms survey.

6 <em>Downton Abbey</em> Needlepoint Projects While You Wait

If you are eagerly anticipating the series four premiere of Downton Abbey on Sunday, why not pass the time working on one of these six needlepoint projects?

Excerpt and Giveaway: Win a Copy of <em>Dark Talisman</em>

If you live in the United States or Canada, you could win one of five copies of the YA fantasy Dark Talisman by Steven M. Booth.

55 Canadianisms You May Not Know or Are Using Differently

GeekMom Jules surveyed 175 people, quizzing them on their knowledge of 82 “Canadianisms.” The results are in, including 42 words with which you are probably unfamiliar.

Win 1 of 3 Copies of Marian Call’s New Album <em>Sketchbook</em>

Marian Call released has a new album, titled Sketchbook, which, for many reasons, is a splendid album. I am gifting three copies of this album.

<em>Star Trek</em> Book Club Coming Soon to an Internet Near You!

Very soon, I will be hosting a Star Trek book club over at United Federation of Planets, and you are invited!