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The Geek Room


Here are a few peeks at our office/The Geek Room – We are both unashamedly geeks, in different ways really. Jack is a massive video-game geek – his computer is pretty much built for that purpose. Betty is also really into her games but is much more of a console girl – we’re both fans of classic video games, t.v. and comics, but we’re kind of confining the geek to the office (at the moment).

Videogame Book Covers - A J Hately


This was Betty’s most recent purchase as ‘a present for Jack’ – but there are definitely a couple she threw in there for herself… They’re postcard prints of videogame-inspired book covers (available to buy here – there are loads more on the shop now – someone needs to do another order) – it’s really great as a lot of game merch can be a little tacky – but the illustrations on these are just perfect, and the colour pallette looks really great – they’re hanging in the staircase that leads up to the office, it was looking a little bare, and now we can see these from our room which is pretty cool.


Humphrey and Robots in Disguise


We’re also really both fans of vintage movies and fashion – Jack frequents the post office for work, and the ladies there had gotten a bit silly and drunkenly pinched a life-sized cutout of Humphrey Bogart – of course! They thought of Jack first of all so now he’s on the staircase, next to Betty’s screen-printed gig poster for Robots In Disguise (not sure where this was from – I’ve had it for years! – Betty). Jack really likes to hide Humphrey around the house to terrify unsuspecting visitors…


Those are all PC Games...



the rest of the Bioshock triptych


Love from Jack and Betty xx



Betty’s Desk (Jack’s a Geek)


ignore the fingerprints on the mirror



We went on our first trip to IKEA yesterday as a couple! I desperately needed a desk, and as you can see I still don’t have my own computer at the house – there was nowhere to put it before! I settled on the MICKE desk – it’s small and a little horrendous, but it’s plain and fits into our office/loft space really nicely. Jack is at home all this week, so whilst I was at work he set about building it – flatpack furniture is one of his great loves, he’s silly enough to do things like put our double bed, on his own, so this was a pretty easy task for him!


My 70s typewriter fits really nicely here (until my mac arrives) – and Jack’s really handily set up my mirror right next to it in case I need to contact the other universe (read:because he is a geek)


Love from Betty xx