Posts tagged Review
Game Review - Anthem

Anthem has been a game I’ve been excited about since i first heard about it. I’ve never played a game from its launch before. I typically come to them a few years later, after everyone has done all the content and has no patience for a noob who has no clue what he’s doing. So with the launch of Anthem this month, I had the novel experience of playing a game where everyone is a noob to some degree.

Looter shooters are typically not my type of game, but that’s because most are first person, and I’ve always sucked at first person shooters... you should see me play Star Wars Battlefront II! It’s comical how bad I am! Anthem is played in third person, which is much more my kind of thing. Not only that, it’s a sci-fi themed story with mechanised suits that enable you to fly around. Awesome!

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JAYS T-Four Wireless Earphones Review

I’ve been meaning to get a new pair of in-ear earphones for ages. I’ve always had issues with them falling out in the past and have generally opted for those with hooks, but even then, I’m constantly adjusting them as the move around. When Apple infamously removed the headphone jack from the iPhone I grabbed a cheap sports set of in-ears, but due to the bad fit, and the tragically poor battery life, I rarely used them, and instead opted for big over ear headphones instead. Over ears are probably my preferred style, however, as a hat wearer, they can conflict with certain aesthetic choices, although in the winter, they double as earmuffs, so they definitely have pros and cons.

Anyway, I digress… Whilst Christmas shopping, I spotted these rather understated in-ears from Swedish company ‘JAYS’. I mean with a name like that, how could I not, right?

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Minolta Vectis S-1 Review (1996)

Believe it or not, but this space age looking camera is actually over 20 years old. Not only that, but this was my first SLR camera, so is kind of an important landmark in my photographic journey!

For my 16th birthday, I was offered a choice by my parents, who both worked in aviation (hence my love of of air travel). They said in could either have flying lessons (in a plane, not as a superhero unfortunately), or I could have a ‘proper camera’. The Minolta Vectis S-1 was the result of that decision. 

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Fragrance Review - Atelier Cologne Clementine California

I’d never heard of Atelier Cologne before my trip to New York, but that all changed when got to the airport before my flight. I deliberately arrived early to spend a lot of time in Duty Free trying out fragrances and learning about what I liked and didn’t light. It was super informative, and you can read all about it here.

Whilst wandering around the fragrance offerings that Heathrow’s Terminal 5 had to offer, I made a friend in one of the sales assistants in the Tom Ford concession. She became my guide, and was amazing!

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Fragrance Review - Elysium by Roja Dove

 Last year, when I first decided I wanted to learn more about fragrances, I thought that designer was the best you could get. I had no idea that there was additional tiers to try. I attended a couple of launches from fragrance houses I’d never heard of, but what I experienced blew my mind. This was my introduction into the world of ‘niche fragrances’.

This time last year, out of he blue, I received an email asking if I wanted to try the new offering from Roja Dove... Elysium.

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Fragrance Review - Ferrari Essence Oud

Oud fragrances are getting more and more popular, with loads of fragrance houses releasing their own take on the woody scent.

Being still quite a beginner in terms of fragrance, my collection is ​lacking in certain areas. One of those was Oud. As a strong woody, masculine note, I was keen to get something in time for the cooler weather, when I stumbled across a few reviews of Ferrari’s Essence Oud.

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