ThatIsBeyond… Summer starts with Havaianas

For me, summer hasn’t arrived until my Havaianas are planted firmly on my feet! It’s part of the summer preparations – switching my beer for a gin and tonic! Shorts seem ever more appropriate for any occasion and I start being drawn to online shopping for new Havaianas! Since my first pair was bought for […]

ThatIsBeyond… MINI MODE

It’s always exciting when you can get the whole family involved in an event – and for this one, Mini Fashionistas are at the centre of the event itself! This is a fashion event for MINI MODE And I am looking forward to my three year old experiencing his very first fashion show! London Kids […]

ThatIsBeyond… Top ”Summer” Tips for the modern man!

As the season of sun, sand & sea is now officially underway, I start to think about a few ways that I can improve my experience of Summer even from the office! Looking good and feeling confident is especially important in the warmer months (it’s all the shirtless time, in short shorts and beachwear, which […]

ThatIsBeyond… Let’s Talk Below The Belt.

The internet has been all abuzz with with men’s brand Below The Belt. With all the hype, I just needed to try the products out for myself. I popped to my local Boots ands tried to get my hands on some, but to no avail. A second store ended in the same result (and by […]

ThatIsBeyond… wobbling on a knife edge!

Perhaps, it’s just me. It’s a constant worry. I suspect I am not alone in my manly insecurities. It’s hard to tell, because let’s face it, blokes (in general) don’t talk about their feelings. I have struggled with body image for a long time – not a struggle with an illness or a disorder, but […]

ThatIsBeyond… 7 months on – A dad reflecting on the birth of his son.

It has taken seven months to get to grips with the birth of my son. Between the sleep deprivation, the tiring days at work and the constant joy of having this amazing new person in your life, the words just weren't getting onto the page the way that I wanted them to!The perspective that this […]

ThatIsBeyond… The politics of fatherhood.

It’s not very often that I get political on my blog! There are many reasons for this, but one of those reasons is not that I don’t have my own informed position. Politics can be devisive. We can get so caught up on one issue, that all of a sudden we realise that we have […]

ThatIsBeyond… David Gandy assists with my New Years Resolution…fashion!

    With the New Year comes resolutions and the repetitive return to my aim of getting fit. But the problem is, I never know what to wear! Whilst my Christmas stocking yielded some festive socks and some pants as well, it was lacking in the activewear department! And so with that in mind I have […]

ThatIsBeyond…Grooming the Ted Baker way!

Sometimes a guy needs to treat himself, or someone equally as stylish, to a couple of hours that are all about him! The stresses and strains of London life can often get the better of you. So with this in mind, I was long overdue for some well deserved “me time” and some recalibration… Let me […]