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… I never win anything! (Ham Yard Hotel prize breaks my losing streak)

I am a serial loser. Raffles, the Grand National, The lottery – I lose them all. BUT my losing streak was brought to a 33 year halt when mirculously I finally won something. The “something” in question was a 1950’s fancy dress party and the prize was so good that I kept it for over […]

ThatIsBeyond… ion8 mad at it!

One of the frustrations with summer commuting is the need to carry a water bottle, which invariably leaks all over your gym kit, important work documents, laptop (insert wet item here!) So when I discovered the Ion8 from http://www.leakproof.com I decided to put the technology to the test! My commute from Kent involves a 30 […]

ThatIsBeyond…Supporting your tackle with HOM

With all of the trials and tribulations of Marathon training I had to take some time to explore the right underwear to protect my tackle on the big day! Style, fabric, anti-chafe and airiness are all factors that needed to be considered, when committing to the pants that I will be wearing for the 26.2 […]

ThatIsBeyond… The Haircut – A Rite of Passage

Just this weekend I took my two and a half year old son to get his haircut. This is only the second time he has had it cut, and after the first time we approached our second visit with a little trepidation. The first cut was a spur of the moment, spontaneous dive into a […]

ThisIsBeyond… A Saturday morning’s loungewear

Today I choose to be comfortable. This Dad is battling his son to eat that last bite of porridge! He’s looking after his Bunny whilst he fixes the car crash that happened around his tiny toes and Dad and mum are also trying to juggle their cups of decaf Coffee and Tea respectively!! When your […]

ThatIsBeyond… The Bulletproof Boxer Brief Test featuring HOM Underwear.

In this post I put the iconic HO1 Original Long Boxer briefs to the ultimate test! There are many ways to judge a good pair of pants! For some people,what is important, is based purely on aesthetics. For others it will be comfort or functionality, but for the majority of men (like me) it is […]

ThatIsBeyond… A festive night with #christmasatkew

Sometimes an impromptu magical evening is required to lift the Christmas spirits! So with some mulled wine a winter scarf and of course the amazing company of my wife and friends, I embarked on a magical journey around Kew Gardens… Here is a little photo journey!      This amazing trail began with a bit of […]

ThatIsBeyond…Helly Hansen footwear review

I am a bit of a shoe nut! I really enjoy the craftsmanship and design that goes into a truly great piece of footwear. We all need shoes after all, so their design is of the utmost importance! With no alliance to any brand in particular, my collection of footwear is eclectic and varied. My faves […]

ThatIsBeyond… top 3 M&S Autumn Knitwear Pieces

It’s been a while since I had the legitimate opportunity to talk about knitwear! Those who regularly read my fashion posts will know how much I love it when we get to the darker months and can begin to build layer upon layer of wools and knits. But this all begins at the end of […]