ThatIsBeyond… Covid-19 finding my voice again

Having had somewhat more time in my hands than predicted, I seem to have developed a coping mechanism that sees me through the loop de loops and ups and downs of this COVID coaster. My life has changed exponentially since lockdown began. It is unrecognisable to me and I am most certainly a different man […]

ThatIsBeyond… “turn the volume up on flat, lifeless hair” with Murdock London

Murdock London is one of the quintessential brands in the modern man’s arsenal. Amazing barbers with a focus on the experience of having a hair cut or shave, but they also offer way more than just a trim! I have raved for years about their product range. Their fragrances are modern and masculine blends, that […]

ThatIsBeyond… My Fitness Journey (part 1)

In many ways 2019 had not been my best year. Don’t get me wrong there have been some amazing highlights, there is no doubt about that, but there has also been a lot that I would rather forget! One thing that changed drastically for me, was a perception of who I was and who I […]

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… the small life changes that make a big, big difference.

As a perpetual worrier about what people think of me, I have a pretty full-on work ethic. I have been super driven about attaining my achievements and always wanting people to believe in me and my work. The pressure that self-builds and rests on my shoulders can be pretty debilitating and stressful. Along with this, […]

ThatIsBeyond… BeautyPie Skincare so good, that you can share it with your wife!

My wife has been raving about her new skincare regime. So much so, that I thought I had better try it for myself. With the shift work that I do, it had to be easy to stick to, and I NEED to see results quickly or I often get bored! Three quarters of the products […]

ThatIsBeyond… A Taste for Change.

As I get older, it becomes abudently clear that my tastes are constantly changing and developing. Just a few years ago, I could not tolerate drinking white wine… whatsoever. But recently I found myself buying a lovely little Riesling, and found myself thinking “when did that happen?” As time goes on your preferences may be […]

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 […]

ThatIsBeyond… A swagger in your step by step grooming routine.

Cue Swagger & Jacks and their beardy range of solutions for all of your grooming  needs! This British company have a vintage style, there is no denying it! The blend of fragrances are mixed with a little nostalgia for good measure. However don’t mistake Swagger and Jacks as just another range of Man products, their […]

ThatIsBeyond… Choosing the right hairstyle for this Modern Man.

I get bored very easily. This is my lot in life and it’s inherently in my genetics! So I have battled with the question of hairstyle a good many times! I get it styled, like it for two or three weeks and then realise that is doesn’t really suit me any more! I am working […]