Give a spit for Anthony Nolan Charity #MarchOfTheMen

Someone is diagnosed with blood cancer every 20 minutes. Every 20 minutes. That is scary. And age, gender, sexuality, ethnicity – none of that comes into it – any one of us could be affected at any time. For many of these people a stem cell transplant from a donor on the Anthony Nolan register is their […]

BBC Raw: Men Under Pressure

Liam Kay at BBC Raw shares his “Guys under pressure” video BBC Raw is a YouTube channel that acts as a platform for young film makers to make films about issues that matter to them. We look forward to sharing more with you. You can’t turn on the TV or flick through a magazine these […]

Get paid to test games – somebody has to!

Super Mario, Sonic the Hedehog, Zelda, Uncharted, Assassin’s Creed, Call of Duty, Minecraft. All very different games but they share one thing in common – they were tested to breaking point before they ever reached the mass market. By the time a game is made available to purchase, it has gone through an extensive period of testing that […]

An open message to the European Ombudsman

I’m writing to you not just as an individual, but also as a businessman. I’ve heard the arguments by the politicians that the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership — or TTIP — offers numerous benefits to businesses like mine. As a businessman, I want nothing from a trade deal which bypasses the democratic process to […]

Stop employing people who don’t care about your business

6am and my alarm rudely wakes me and today I made that fatal mistake of pressing SNOOZE. It is only an extra 8 minutes, but today, unfortunately that counted. Then the usual routine to get ready before I set off to catch the 7:42am to Cardiff. Usually 40 minutes is ample time to get to […]

Is dating easier for men?

You might be surprised at this question. You might think of course dating is easier for men – why wouldn’t it be? Yes that is not necessarily true. As much as dating feels completely different now for women, it does too for men. Like the rest of us, when they were last in it, people […]

Research team says ‘talking bollocks’ could save your life

UWE Bristol Social Marketing Centre, patient support group ‘It’s in the Bag’ and Bristol Testicular Cancer Service based at Bristol Haematology and Oncology Centre (BHOC) are working in partnership to encourage young male students to get involved in designing a campaign to build awareness of the symptoms of testicular cancer. Testicular cancer is the most […]

You say Tian Tian and Yang Guang, we say Sunshine and Sweetie?

In this age when we are more correct in our pronunciations – think Nestlé, Majorca, and probably many others that my brain has dumped to make room for more necessary things – can we really not be trusted with the given names of two giant pandas visiting Scotland? Since hearing on what must have been […]

Top 5 Ways To Up-cycle Your CDs and DVDs

And now for a guest post from Rhian Farnworth on what to do with the dozens/hundreds/too many to count CDs and even DVDs now that we have accumulated… Do you own a few rather embarrassing CD’S you regret ever buying? You know the ones I’m talking about…Those out-dated, cheesy disks that have remained hidden under […]