Easy Gin Cocktails for Christmas

Easy Gin Concoctions- Countdown To Christmas The countdown to Christmas is on. The festive season upon us and that means panic, a frantic vibe in the air, way too much noise and too much fuss. Sorry, getting off topic, but once you take away the office Xmas party, its all a little stressful. What better […]

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Politics Belongs In Football

I remember as a first year Politics student at the University of Liverpool, a football mad, LFC fan lecturer asked the question in a seminar once “What’s more important than politics?” Being a feckless, quietly obnoxious and clueless 18 year old I said “football.” But football IS politics he said. Everything is politics. And do […]

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I’m a snowflake and proud of it

I was reading The Sunday Times this weekend. I read it quite regularly, the same way I do The Telegraph, as they are the papers my parents choose to read. I also think it’s incredibly important to read all sorts of things, particularly things you are pretty sure aren’t meant for you and your beliefs. […]

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Trainer Focus – Y-3 Adizero Runner

The clash of high fashion and street wear is surely at its height, with trainers having led the way and a particular designer and brand getting there before anyone else – Yohji Yamamoto and adidas. The Y-3 range was breaking boundaries before the little rich kids of Bristol and London had even clapped eyes on a […]

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Label Discovery – Duke & Dexter

The Duke & Dexter Story Duke & Dexter are just the sort of brand that I adore, modern and contemporary but with a (sartorial) foot firmly in tradition. Launched in 2014, the footwear label has risen to prominence as one of the finest purveyors of quality footwear out there. Specialising  in traditional, smart British footwear […]

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Label Discovery – Bee Inspired

I can’t remember how or when I came across streetwear brand Bee Inspired, but it’s a label that is on the rise and one that I felt I should feature. You have seen me mention them before when I featured their Lavez Trainer as Trainer of the Week.  Started in 2013 in Scotland by two ex […]

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A Grey Matter

I was sat in the evening sun catching up with a mate in her back garden when she hit me with it. In her lovely but brutal scouse accent. “Fookin hell mate, you’ve got a few grey hairs on top there lad!” I had noticed them a few days before to be honest, and they […]

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My Top 5 Fragrances

Is it just me or is there something about the summer which always makes you want to buy a new men’s fragrance? Maybe it is just that everything feels more fragrant generally, or that when the weather gets as hot as it is at the moment (the heatwave of Summer 2018 which we’ll have all […]

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Mon Pere, Ma Hero

I don’t think my Dad really cares about Father’s Day. There’s no doubt that these celebratory days are nothing more than a commercial exercise. But I have been meaning to write this for some time and as it happens I finished it just before Father’s Day, so it seemed appropriate to reference it.  Father’s Day […]

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