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Ten top smells

Ten top smells

Smells can invoke a memory better than anything.  We all have those smells that we just like because they remind us of some special occasion, or just because they make us feel good … or maybe both. 1. Freshly mown grass For me there’s nothing more wonderful than the smell of a newly mowed lawn.  Research … Continue reading

Top 10 things to do in London

Top 10 things to do in London

1. The London Eye If there is one thing you absolutely have to do in London it is to take a flight on the Eye. It takes around 30 minutes to complete a rotation but that time will be gone before you know it.  If you get a clear day you’ll be treated to some … Continue reading

Top 10 Picnic destinations

Top 10 Picnic destinations

Now that you know what you’re taking with you and you’ve got together all your food, you need somewhere to go. So I present to you the final instalment of the ‘picnic’ series – destinations. Obviously I haven’t visited every possible place in the country to assess their picnic suitability, so I’ve listed the places I … Continue reading

Top 10 Picnic food

Top 10 Picnic food

So you’ve got together all your essential items for your picnic. Now it’s to think about exactly what food you want to take for that magical day out. 1. Sandwiches No picnic would be complete without an assortment of sandwiches. Cucumber, egg mayo and ham salad are great options along with the classic ‘club’ sandwich.

Top 10 things to take on a picnic

Top 10 things to take on a picnic

Now that the weather’s perking up a bit you may be thinking about those lazy bank holidays and, maybe, heading out for a picnic somewhere. Over the next few days I’ll be doing a series on picnics, starting today with those essential things that make the typical English picnic what it is. 1. Picnic Basket … Continue reading

Top 10 Revenge movies

Of all the movie genres you can’t get more macho than a good old testosterone-fuelled revenge flick! Some of them will give many men sleepless nights over whether or not their reaction to similar events would be as violent, or would they find another way.  Of course, we’d all love to take the law into our … Continue reading

Top 10 T.V. Detectives

Top 10 T.V. Detectives

Most people like a good detective show every now and again, but who are the best? Some people like the gung-ho detectives of the late seventies – and I include myself in that –  such as Body and Doyle (the Professionals).  But we didn’t very often see them poring over the clues, etc.  I’m looking … Continue reading

Top 10 Chicken dishes

Top 10 Chicken dishes

I was trying to come up with another list when it dawned on me that I don’t eat a lot of red meat.  I might have a bit of beef once-in-a-blue-moon, lamb even less so.  In fact I seem to eat more chicken than any other meat. So it seemed like a natural progression to … Continue reading

Top 10 PS3 Game Series

I figured it was about time for another Top Ten, after my recent forays into other realms! Today I’d like to go over my Top Ten Game Series on the PS3 (other games consoles are available!). As the name would suggest all of these have at least two titles in their series and, for once, … Continue reading

Top ten telly programmes

So there I am relaxing, watching a bit of telly and trying to think of what to do for my next blog post – see men can multi-task!! – when it came to me … why not do my fave T.V. programmes? Yep, these ideas always sound so fantastic in your head, don’t they. But … Continue reading

My Top Ten Albums

Albums, like the movies before them, are notoriously difficult to pick. I have music to suit every mood that I may find myself in. This means that I have an eclectic mix of genres – everything from classical to rock / metal to more mainstream pop stuff. Basically if I like it I buy it! … Continue reading

My 10 favourite Movies

What? Only ten? No … that’s impossible! I like too many to only pick 10 … what about 20? 15? This all flashed through my head when the subject came up as a blog post idea.  You need to understand before I continue that I like my movies!  I have over 250 DVDs of various … Continue reading