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19th September, 2021 - Blog

Mujjo 16-inch MacBook Pro Sleeve Review

The MacBook Pro really hasn’t had much of a design shift in a long, long time. It’s still that same slab of aluminium, and there’s a reason for that ...

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28th August, 2021 - Blog

Start Spreading The News

What a week. Between Gamescom and the Destiny 2 Witch Queen event (and new season), I barely had a chance to register it was my last week working for Gfini...

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23rd August, 2021 - Blog

Llama Life Could Be The Productivity Tweak Your To-Do List Needs

If you’ve ever looked at your to-do list and felt that slow, creeping feeling of “how on Earth will I get through this in one day”, then ...

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21st August, 2021 - Blog

A Moment Of Appreciation For The 16-inch MacBook Pro

When you’re writing about games or tech for a living, it can be hard to enjoy what we have. The news cycle is constantly churning, matched only by th...

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15th August, 2021 - Blog

MCU Flashback: Iron Man

In a new series of original content, I’m finally commencing my Marvel Cinematic Universe Rewatch. This week, I kicked things off with Iron Man (2008)...

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9th August, 2021 - Blog

Sorted, Mate

As you know, I’m a bit of a productivity nerd. I’m always looking for ways to streamline workflows, both in my freelance role and in my day-to-day work...

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1st August, 2021 - Blog

Switching Lanes, Or How I Learned To Love MOBAs

I’ve been playing games since I was ~5 years old, which means more than a quarter of a century. In all that time, I’ve played a lot of genres, ...

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1st August, 2021 - Blog

New Fuel, New Project

Hey everyone, The hardest part of any relapse is feeling like you almost made it out. This morning I had my first breakdown in a fair while, owing to gener...

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18th July, 2021 - Blog

Thoughts On A 16-Inch M1 MacBook Pro

Hey everyone, happy Sunday night. I used to dread Sundays not all that long ago, and while work can still be stressful, I literally have my dream job and w...

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13th July, 2021 - Blog

I Think iPadOS Is Fine Now (iPadOS 15 Impressions)

Evening all, I’m finally sitting down to blog because Jackson, in a completely out of character move, has fallen asleep early. VERY early, which mean...

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30th June, 2021 - Blog

It’s Coming Home, Possibly

Hey all, just a quick blog tonight while Frankie is watching Love Island. Firstly, what a match for England last night. Excited for Saturday for the Ukrain...

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15th June, 2021 - Blog

Home, Sweet Home

Folks, we did it. I’m writing this from the lounge of our new house. The move almost fell through weekly, and somehow we got there – or, here. ...

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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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