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The Goodwood Festival of Speed with Alcantara

I’ve always fancied taking a trip to one of the many festivals that happen annually at the Goodwood Estate, so when Alcantara recently go in touch and invited me along to the Festival of Speed I accepted with pleasure.  Alcantara, if you’re wondering is the luxury material that features in […]

Just how super are the new Travelodge SuperRooms?

Travelodge hotels might not be your first choice for a dream trip away but when it comes to finding somewhere to stay for a couple of nights that won’t break the bank then they often come up trumps.  You can check-into one of their hotels anywhere in the country and […]

Vienna, Neubau, 7th District, neubau sunglasses

24 hours in Vienna with Neubau Eyewear

Who better to show me around the arty neighbourhood of Neubau in Vienna than the team behind the eco-conscious glasses brand which shares its name. Last month I took up an invitation to join a group of influencers from across Europe on a launch event for the new eyewear collection. […]

First date man, smart casual man

What should you wear on a first date?

So you both swiped right, chatted back and forth for a bit and things seem to be going ok. It’s time for the first date.   But where do you go? What do you wear? Who makes the first move? These are all things worth having a little thought about in […]


The Everyday Interview with the lads behind Castore Sportswear

They say you should you never work with kids, animals, friends or family. Brothers Tom and Phil Beahon decided to ignore that advice and went into business together to set up Castore – a premium sportswear brand for men. Frustrated by the lack of high-quality sportswear available to men, the […]

Introducing the Dorco Classic, the Ultimate Shave

When it comes to shaving I bet you’re a bit like most guys out there and you stick with the same razor brand all the time.  I’m always trying new grooming and skincare products but for years I had tended to stick with the same old model of razor.  Sure […]

Nike Air, Hoodie, nike hoodie, the everyday man

Why wearing a hoodie doesn’t define you

Hoodies have a bit of a reputation don’t they.  In fact the term ‘hoodie’ is now used by the media to refer to a section of society.  In effect they use the term to talk about teenagers, anti-social teenagers and gang members.  So much so that some rather large shopping […]