Author Archives: Dave

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x headphone review

Having bought the Hercules Inpulse 200 after my interest in DJing was sparked, I needed some better headphones. Until recently I’d been using a £25 pair of generic Bluetooth headphones with my mobile phone, which I was perfectly happy with. … Continue reading

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Hercules DJcontrol Inpulse 200 review, with a bit on Mixxx for Linux

I’m 40 now, and have been into dance music since I was 13. It’s been a way of life for a long time, and even as a married father of two the love for the music is still strong. At … Continue reading

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Tommee Tippee Sangenic nappy bin review

I’ve previously mentioned in my Chicco Next To Me Crib review that we have a newish baby (nine months now!), and this is how I stopped our house smelling like a toilet, with the Tommee Tippee Sangenic nappy bin. The … Continue reading

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Ledger Wallet: a novice’s review

I’ve been interested in Bitcoin for a while as the idea behind it intrigues me. The possibility that it may become a major global currency means I’d like to own a bit on the off-chance it makes me rich. I’ve … Continue reading

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Chicco Next To Me Crib review

I recently became a father for the first time and had the pleasure of learning about a whole new world of stuff that a baby supposedly needs. One of our purchases was a Chicco Next To Me Crib as my … Continue reading

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Rii Mini i8+ wireless keyboard review

I’ve recently been playing video directly from my laptop via HDMI on to our TV. Whilst this works amazingly well, I have found it somewhat irritating to keep getting up to start the video and so on. I’d seen mini … Continue reading

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CBT with Celtic Rider Training

On Saturday 2 February 2013 I did my CBT with Simon Walsh from Celtic Rider Training. This all came about from a rather vivid dream I had in November. Nothing to do with bikes incidentally – I’d actually decided to … Continue reading

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Total Shaving Solution

Tom Murphy from Total Shaving Solution offered to send me a bottle of their shaving oil to review here. Never being one to turn down free stuff I graciously accepted. Here it is!Now those of you who’ve seen a couple … Continue reading

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H. Upmann Connoisseur No. 1

Smoked 20 April 2012. Age unknown; turned up in the post from C. Gars Ltd that morning. I tried this cigar as numerous people rave about them over on the UK Cigar Forums and I’d not gotten round to trying … Continue reading

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Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes

I wasn’t expecting much from this, as the other ‘Planet Of The Apes’ films I’ve dabbled with have left me unengaged. A weeknight in, I thought I’d give it a go on a whim and was pleasantly surprised! The set-up … Continue reading

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