The Rant #3 – Bohemian Rhapsody

I remember years ago reading a little quick fire interview with one of the guys from Gang of Four and in answer to a question around his least favourite song or most overrated song, his answer was Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen. It was the first time I had ever come across any one being negative […]

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Being Diagnosed with Coeliac Disease

It was quite a round about way that I was diagnosed with coeliac disease, but then I suppose most diagnoses are. I had been in Hamburg for the weekend when I woke up covered in spots. Being relatively used to skin complaints and allergies, I assumed it had been a reaction to the Greek food […]

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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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