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4th June, 2021 - Blog

My Last Friday Night In Southend

I moved to Southend-On-Sea in 2012, aged 22. Next week, I’m moving out of the area for the first time since. In the years between, I’ve run so ...

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30th May, 2021 - Blog

The Dream Job?

Hey all, how’s it going? In case you missed it, we’ve finally bought our house. We move in less than two weeks, and can’t wait. Also, Jac...

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10th May, 2021 - Blog

Productivity Nerd-Vana

As you’ll likely be well aware if you’ve followed this blog for any period of time, I’m a bit of a productivity nerd. In all the jobs I’ve worked, ...

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8th May, 2021 - Blog

‘Music Took Everything That I Ever Had To Give’

What’s up, everyone? Been a while since I blogged, but I’m back with somewhat of a bittersweet announcement – Counties is no more. I’ve...

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18th April, 2021 - Blog

Brydge MacBook Pro Vertical Dock Review

As you know, my desk is… well, it’s pretty tiny. Under my monitor I have room for my iPad Pro and either my keyboard or my MacBook Pro. In order to...

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18th April, 2021 - Blog

Barbells, Beer, and Body Dysmorphia

Hey friends, I’m back again. In the last few weeks we’ve had Jackson being a bit poorly, I’ve had my vaccine, and our house move has started moving s...

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7th March, 2021 - Blog

Marching On

What’s up, folks? Welcome to March! I hope you’re all keeping well and continuing to stay safe. The last few weeks have been where lockdown fin...

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7th March, 2021 - Blog

STM ChargeTree 3-in-1 Wireless Charger Review

I don’t know about you, but this pandemic has made one thing painfully obvious – I need more space. Sure, there are three of us living in a tw...

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14th February, 2021 - Blog

Jobs and Jackson

Hey everyone, first blog in a while. I hope you’re all keeping well and staying safe in these crazy times. We’ll hopefully be moving house soon, which ...

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24th January, 2021 - Blog

STM Myth 18L Backpack Review

As you know, in the last year or so, it’s been tough to go anywhere. I originally set up a portable office setup which was carried around in my Eastpak b...

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10th January, 2021 - Blog

What We Learned From Tech In 2020

What’s up, all? Just for fun, I wanted to put together some of the tech lessons that 2020 taught us. – Apple laptop webcams are BAD – Whether...

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31st December, 2020 - Blog

Looking Ahead To 2021

Good news, everyone – 2020 will be over in a few hours. After a year of illness, turmoil, death, and all sorts of unpleasantness, we’re sadly stari...

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28th December, 2020 - Blog

Best Movies, TV, Music and Games Of 2020

Roll up, roll up, for the most pointless awards ceremony of the year. What’s up everyone? It’s been a hell of a year, but there have been some definite...

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26th December, 2020 - Blog

A Year In Review

It’s really been a year, huh? 2020 has been awful, and while I usually put these blog posts together at the end of the year to talk about my personal ups...

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16th December, 2020 - Blog

An Inconsistent Legacy

Hey everyone, how are you doing? Mid-December already, eh? As you may know if you’ve been reading this blog (or the last one), but I get very reflective ...

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28th November, 2020 - Blog

Ekster Parliament Wallet Review

When was the last time you upgraded your wallet? Mine was a birthday present from several years ago, and had started to fall apart. I don’t tend to carry...

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16th November, 2020 - Blog

Another Life Update

Hey everyone, how’s it going? It’s been a while since I’ve put together a blog post, but since they seem to be some of the site’s most popular cont...

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24th October, 2020 - Blog

Fantastical Premium – Investing In Efficiency

Hey folks, how’s it going? Another iOS/macOS productivity post for you today, this time about one of the apps you may have not really put a lot of th...

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20th October, 2020 - Blog

Alzheimer’s Society Memory Walk, October 17 2020

Hi all, how’s it going? In case you missed it, my family and I took part in the Alzheimer’s Society Memory Walk last weekend. Between the four ...

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14th October, 2020 - Blog

Back It On Up!

What’s up, folks? Again, had planned to put this blog together last week, but things have been crazy. With my entire working life stored on a laptop,...

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5th October, 2020 - Blog

Welcome To Autumn!

How’s it going, folks? Back again with a quick life update – you’d be surprised how popular they seem to be. It’s October, which se...

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20th September, 2020 - Blog

Why I Own Three Pairs Of Headphones

How’s it going, folks? I’ve had a bit of a cold, so I’m writing this up a few days later than I’d originally planned. As you know, ...

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16th September, 2020 - Blog

Here We Go Again

As you may or may not know, I’ve spent most of (read: all) of my adult life with serious confidence and self-image issues. I’ve no doubt that s...

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6th September, 2020 - Blog

What I Want To See In The iPhone 12

My friend Daryl sent a message in a Slack chat full of Apple fans and content creators the other day asking about whether we’d be upgrading to the ne...

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3rd September, 2020 - Blog

Why I Use Monzo

What’s up, folks? I’m still not sure how I’m going to keep coming up with blog posts, having had one every day this week so far, but here...

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2nd September, 2020 - Blog

Out of Reach

Deep Breath I’m going to tell you about one of the toughest times in my professional (and personal life). One year ago today, I took up a position at...

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1st September, 2020 - Blog

A Change To My Things 3 Workflow

If you’ve been reading this site since, well, ever, you’ll know that Things 3 is my favourite app – likely of all time. It’s a to-d...

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