ThatIsBeyond… “Chatham up” shoes for the man about the town!

There is so much judgement when it comes to shoes. Not only do YOU have to like them, but it seems that every other person in the world does too! Factor in comfort, and suddenly the whole issue becomes a little more complicated!  Escape Driving Shoes Chatham shoes are a quality British made shoe company, […]

ThatIsBeyond…A David Gandy Swimwear collection fit for the Everyman.

It’s always exciting when David Gandy releases another collection in collaboration with Marks and Spencer. They are always eagerly awaited by the men’s fashion world, and the quality and fit are always top notch. Following his hugely successful debut swimwear collection, there has been a lot of anticipation for this release. This newest release feels […]

Thatisbeyond… A gift box fit for me!

 The trend of getting a gift box of fashion accessories, grooming products or a mix of both delivered directly to your front door is no new concept. In fact there are many companies who offer this service. But what would I feature in my “ThatIsBeyond” Box? I have considered the options and have decided on […]

ThatIsBeyond…Nati’s On Priory

   This past weekend, my tastebuds and I were lucky enough to attend the soft opening of a brand new cafe. Nati’s on Priory is nestled at the foot Muswell Hill, has a fantastic range of coffees, breakfasts and lunches as well as some of the best cakes I have ever tasted… And I consider […]

ThatIsBeyond… Grooming products – wot I have used!

I like a good empties post, so I have saved up some of the array of products that I have been using over the last few months!    For ease of review I have tried to group them together in a logical way, but be warned, there are a couple of random pairings! So without […]

ThatIsBeyond… Goodnight Anti-Snoring Ring

The thing about snoring, is that whilst I am a heavy snorer, it doesn’t really affect me (my snoring is much more my wife’s problem)!!!!! Having said that when the opportunity arose to try out an anti -snoring ring, I thought I would at least give it a go – and see if this simple […]


I am so excited to be heading into good old London Town this weekend and joining the crowds that will be visiting the SEVEN DIALS AND ST MARTIN’S COURTYARD SPRING SHOPPING EVENT (Saturday 9 May 2015, 12-5pm) Placed smack bang in the centre of town, London shopping destinations Seven Dials and St Martin’s Courtyard, nestled between Soho and Covent Garden, are set […]

ThatIsBeyond… Emptying my Empties Bag!

 It is “the lot” of a #malegroomingblogger to go through a fair number of products each month! With that in mind, this post is a quick run through the last three months and the products that have punctuated 2015 so far! This is a general overview from shower gels to aftershaves, and mostly the […]


I hate queues. In fact hate isn’t a strong enough word… I detest them. The very nature of queues is that there is something that you want at the end of it, and you can’t get it until everyone else in front of you has faffed around with their small change, not spent the twenty […]

ThatIsBeyond… The Magical World of Harry Potter

This blogpost is probably my geekiest yet, but I don’t hide anything from you guys so I thought that I would push forward with it anyway!!! Harry Potter has become an old friend to me really. I guess my interest began when I was an extra in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s stone, but since […]