Author Archives: Dave

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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The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn

I’ll warn you now, I’ve given up trying not to put spoilers in these posts, so I’m just going to give my thoughts as they spill out of my brain through my fingers. I had high hopes for this film … Continue reading

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