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If we write about something which we feel doesn't fit into a specific category but is a "fun" topic, then it'll be listed here within the fun articles category.

The 48 Laws of Power Book Review – Robert Green

By IMo | August 1, 2023 | 0 Comments

This book is followed by controversy and is often given a bad reputation for being a handbook for manipulators, psychopaths and machiavellian. This is true to some extent, but the book is much more than that. It’s a good example of not following the hype, because this is not the book you think it is.  Plenty of the other 48…

4 of the best life in the UK test apps to help you ace your test

By Finn H | July 31, 2023 | 0 Comments

If you’re seeking Indefinite Leave to Remain in the UK then you need to pass a British Citizenship test before you’ll be allowed to live here. The test consists of 24 questions based on the Life in the UK handbook and is meant to prove that the applicant has sufficient knowledge of British culture. The test is pretty straightforward and…

4 paddle boards that cost less than £300 but are still great

By Finn H | July 29, 2023 | 0 Comments

Paddleboarding is a fun activity that is great for all ages, but the one downside is that it can be quite expensive. It’s not just the SUP board that you need to buy, it’s also all the equipment like life jackets. Luckily, you can actually get yourself a great paddle board without spending huge amounts. We’ve published a guide recently…

5 great air fresheners that’ll actually make your home smell nice

By Finn H | July 25, 2023 | 0 Comments

Despite our best efforts to keep our homes smelling great, there are some smells which just seem to linger no matter how much cleaning we do. This is why air fresheners are so useful – with a few sprays, you can instantly make your home smell better without needing to do any sort of deep cleaning.   There are lots…

4 great genealogy & family tree websites you can use to trace your family roots

By Finn H | July 25, 2023 | 0 Comments

Often the best way to find out more about yourself is to find out about your ancestors. At one point in time, the only way to have found out more about your ancestors would have been to climb up to the attic and start flicking through old photographs.   But things are a lot more sophisticated now, and you can…

What order should you read Ryan Holiday books? & Which Are the Best?

By IMo | July 24, 2023 | 0 Comments

If you’re reading this, then it is likely that you’ve come across Ryan Holiday on somebody’s podcast, or come across him somewhere on the internet. He has been around for years (a student of Robert Greene) but it seems that his message and philosophy are coming back into the forefront of people’s minds. As we lose our way as a…

Best SUP boards you can buy for under £200 – 4 great paddle boards that are ideal for beginners & people on a tight budget

By Finn H | July 24, 2023 | 0 Comments

We’ve recently published guides about why buying a cheap paddle board actually isn’t a bad idea, and we’ve also published a guide about the best paddle boards you can buy under £500. But if even £500 seems like a bit too much to you, then we’ve got good news – you can buy a good paddle board for even cheaper…

Paddleboarding at Loch Lomond – where to go and byelaws to be aware of

By Finn H | July 23, 2023 | 0 Comments

Scotland is an excellent place for watersports enthusiasts to visit, as the countless lochs and seaside towns and villages make for great locations to get on the water. If you’re into paddleboarding then many of the lochs of Scotland are great to head to. Of all the lochs that we’ve taken our paddle board to, we’d definitely say that Loch…

4 safe and stylish life jackets for paddleboarding that we’ve tried & loved

By Finn H | July 22, 2023 | 0 Comments

People often think that because paddleboarding is quite a relaxed and slow-paced activity, wearing a life jacket while you’re paddleboarding isn’t necessary, but this couldn’t be further from the truth. Unlike with other watersports, if you fall into the water while you’re paddleboarding then you’re typically hitting the water from quite a height, meaning you can often be submerged deeper…

Is it worth buying a dryrobe? Our honest thoughts

By Finn H | July 20, 2023 | 0 Comments

We’re big fans of the beach and we love to get in the sea, either for a swim or on our paddleboard. The sea is usually freezing here in the UK, and while we don’t mind getting into the cold water, it’s the coming out of the water which is usually the worst part.   Having a product like a…