Drugs Are They Becoming Socially Acceptable?

When I was growing up drug culture, although it was there, certainly wasn’t prominent in society. As I entered my mid-teens, it was growing in popularity. Smoking weed, smack and some chemical drugs were becoming more readily available. Through the pop- culture of the time, many celebrities were in my opinion endorsing drugs as a socially acceptable hobby. There is no doubt that many of these pop stars, that many young people looked up to, were saying it’s ok to do drugs, so when I see them now saying drugs are bad, I look at them in dismay, because of… [Read More]

What To Bring When You Go Fly Fishing

If you have finally given in to your friends and are soon to embark on your very first fly fishing expedition, it is essential you have all the necessary equipment with you, and while it might not hurt to borrow a few things here and there, some fishermen are very fussy about their gear, and don’t like sharing, so in order to avoid this, here is a checklist of everything you will need. Rod & Reel – Let’s begin with the obvious, your rod and reel. If you haven’t yet purchased these two items, there are online suppliers of high… [Read More]

Lock Paper Scissors Escape Room Z Game Review

I have recently teamed up with Lock Paper Scissors to play and review their game, Escape Room Z. Lock Paper Scissors is an online company that sells everything you need to design and run your very own Escape Room party with friends or colleagues. They make great team building games! Escape Room Z is a zombie themed game that transforms your home into a nail biting adventure. Suitable for teams of 4-6 players, this game should last for around an hour. The game is described as having a hard difficulty level, and whilst I do agree with this, it can… [Read More]

Piercing And Our Teenagers: Wales Leads The Way

In the last few days Wales has made it illegal for anybody under the age of 18 to have intimate piercings. This is really groundbreaking, and being welsh and living in its capitol city it makes me very proud to be welsh. Image The Guardian   Growing up through the 80’s, pierced ears for men was on a very steady increase and I wasn’t slow in having mine done more than once. It became a necessary fashion accessory for a young person. I personally never went further than having my pierced ears, but many of my friends had nose piercings and… [Read More]

Biking and Fashion – Why you Always Need the Best Gear

Not only was the cult show ‘Sons of Anarchy’ one of the most popular series’ of recent times, it also raised the profile of biking and motorcycling across the globe. In fact, it did much to popularise biking in the modern age, while also reinforcing the innate sense of community that underpins relevant groups and chapters around the world. Fashion is a key element of biking in 2018, whether you’re part of an aforementioned group, plan to be one or simply want to look like a biker dude! In this post, we’ll ask why having the best gear is central… [Read More]

Valuable Life Skills To Teach From A Young Age For Any Gender

As a parent, you always want to set your children up for their best start in adult life. Over the years you will give out a constant stream of advice and aid to teach some invaluable life lessons – even though half the time your children believe they know better. Although their education will help in many ways, there are a few things that you can only learn through life experience and the teachings of your parents. For instance, your child won’t learn about changing a tyre, getting their heartbroken, or that failure can be positive in their classroom at school…. [Read More]

Why Don’t We Ever Hear Stories of ‘Dads Who Won the Lottery’?

When Beverly Doran, a mother of four from Shipley, West Yorkshire, won £14.5 million in a EuroMillions draw in February 2017, it came just when she really needed the money. Ms. Doran, who separated from her husband a short time before, had quit her job in order to care fulltime for her children, two of whom had been diagnosed with autism. After winning the lottery, Ms. Doran was able to cancel her government benefits and begin looking for a new home for her family. “The main thing is that my children are going to be fine,” she said. A similar,… [Read More]

Present Patrol to Protect Christmas Presents this Christmas!

I’ve teamed up with ADT for their newest campaign which encourages children to find the best ways of protecting their presents from intruders! ADT take security as seriously as Father Christmas takes delivering presents on time. That’s why our very own Present Patrol – the nation’s children, are being asked to help keep stock of their stockings! ADT’s research reveals over half (58 per cent) of UK kids are developing Christmas security solutions to protect their presents from sneaky siblings, pesky parents and other potential ‘gift-grabbers’. As part of the Present Patrol we were sent two ingenious inventions floor plans… [Read More]