Category: Magizine

My quest to live without a smartphone

My quest to live without a smartphone It was all going perfectly well until half past five on Thursday evening.  Challenged to spend 72 hours without my smartphone – after Eddie Redmayne and Steve Hilton both testified this week to the life-enriching liberation of going off-grid – I had until that moment found it remarkably…

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Mens Fashion Basics Part 12 Mens Waistcoats

Mens Fashion Basics Part 12 Mens Waistcoats I was walking through town the other day trying to get ideas for an article, watching all the unwanted winter stock getting shoved into smaller and smaller corners like your ugly cousin at a wedding and being replaced with all the new and shiny things of summers to…

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Affordable Festival Essentials

Affordable Festival Essentials Your Festival Packing List Festival season starts earlier every year, and those few days of music, mayhem and irregular bowel movements youve got lined up will be here before you know it. But before you head off to the land where glitter and mud ends up in inexplicable places, you need to…

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Audi A3 Sportback v BMW 1 Series v Infiniti Q30: Can Nissan’s upmarket brand match its German rivals?

Audi A3 Sportback v BMW 1 Series v Infiniti Q30: Can Nissan’s upmarket brand match its German rivals? From left to right: The BMW 1 Series, Infiniti Q30 and Audi A3 Sportback Nissan’s upmarket brand Infiniti was launched in Britain eight years ago. The Q30 is Infiniti’s smallest model so far. It’s actually based on…

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10 Of The Best Mens Parka Jackets For Autumn/Winter 2015

10 Of The Best Mens Parka Jackets For Autumn/Winter 2015 The classics endure because they do a job well. So it is with the parka, first fashioned by Inuits to outwit Arctic breezes; adopted by the US military to protect flight crews from the same; then taken as uniform by mods, since the fishtail kept…

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5 Ways To Wear The Roll Neck

5 Ways To Wear The Roll Neck Menswear aficionados will know that roll necks are currently having a moment, after being spotted on the autumn/winter runways at everyone from Gucci and Tom Ford to Ami and Topman Design. Yet just because the weather is steadily getting better and temperatures are set to rise, it doesnt…

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Synesthesia artist Jack Coulter creates ‘musical painting’ of Glastonbury 2016

Synesthesia artist Jack Coulter creates ‘musical painting’ of Glastonbury 2016 Synesthesia artist Jack Coulter has turned the rare neurological condition that allows him to ‘hear’ colour and ‘see’ sound into a striking visual canvas for Glastonbury. The 21-year-old teamed up with Deezer to create the bold painting after listening to a playlist of this year’s…

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Snapchat memories: App introduces new feature that removes self-destruction

Snapchat memories: App introduces new feature that removes self-destruction Snapchat is a platform that’s particularly good at encouraging its users to share moments as and when they happen but now it wants them to start sharing their past as well with its new Snapchat Memories feature. Oh great, I hear you sigh, yet another social network with…

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Mens Fashion Basics Part 63 The Winter Shirt Upgrade

Mens Fashion Basics Part 63 The Winter Shirt Upgrade When it comes to shirts, I think a lot of guys stick to the basics. Firstly, they view a shirt as something to wear when you want to dress up and look smart. Secondly, they only stick to the holy trinity – white, blue and pink….

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Shakespeare 400th anniversary: 6 best books

Shakespeare 400th anniversary: 6 best books This year sees the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death on 23 April 1616. There are a huge number of publications celebrating the Bard’s life and works, from new biographies and studies of the playwright’s global influence to pocket-sized primers of his most influential works. We’ve read our way through a…

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