The Mince Pie Roundup – 2014

This year I’ve decided to review the once-a-year treat that is the mince pie. There’s plenty of choice and this year and I’ve been piling on the Christmas pounds for your mince pie happiness. Here’s the low down. Supermarkets Asda Shortcrust: 5/10 – This from the extra special range had a great filling but was let […]

So You’re Looking For Running Shoes?

I’ve now been running at least once a week for 4 years now, and my trusty old trainers have been with me every step of the way. Needless to say I’m about 2 years overdue a new pair. My first pair (Brooks Adrenaline GTS 7) have been superb and I’m a little apprehensive about changing, […]

Start Brewing Your Coffee Differently

A ‘decent’ espresso machine is still at the top of my to-buy list, which makes me sad, but I shouldn’t despair since their are many other cheaper alternatives. They may not offer the same intense taste of an espresso, but they do offer unique tastes and brewing experience that can often be overlooked when you […]

The Pursuit of Coffee Perfection

I hold my hands up I’m a coffee addict, I’ve been pursuing a home-brewed cup that rivals a Starbucks Caramel Macchiato for quite some time. But finding the recipe is only half of the story, I found out very quickly that making good coffee is going to cost me more than I initially thought. Websites […]

Apple TV & XBMC

I recently bought the ‘newish’ Apple TV 2, and it’s a brilliant little box. ATV2 actually has fairly limited use in the UK since there are no streaming services supported other than Apples movie rental service. The box therefore just serves as an iTunes streamer from your computer. That is until you jailbreak and all […]