Christmas Gift Ideas

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We’re now nearly a week away from Christmas and it’s around the time where I start to panic about what presents I’m going to buy my family and friends. So I thought I would put together a gift guide for you filled with some of the things I’ve picked up this year which I think would make great presents.

–  The Outsiders is an awesome coffee table book filled with some of the most innovative outdoor brands at the moment; great for anyone who loves adventure, design or has a new

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November #MakeHistory Playlist

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 Track List

1.        Sir Duke - Stevie Wonder
2.       Sittin’ On The Dock Of The Bay - Otis Redding
3.       Sweet Like Chocolate – Sharon Woolf
4.       Gettin’ Jiggy Wit It – Will Smith
5.       Clint Eastwood – Gorillaz
6.       Guerilla Radio – Rage Against The Machine
7.       Anthem Part Two- Blink-182
8.       She Will Be Loved – Maroon 5
9.       Ms. Jackson - OutKast
10.     Nas Is Like – Nas
11.     Off The Wall – Michael Jackson
12.     Little Bit of Luck – DJ Luck, MC Neat
13.     LK – DJ Marky, XRS
14.     We Are Your Friends – Simian, Justice
15.     Friday I’m In Love - The Cure
16.     Naive - The Kooks
17.     Cassius - Foals
18.     Sweet Disposition - The Temper Trap
19.     For Emma - Bon Iver
20.    Family Business - Kanye West
21.     Shuffle - Bombay Bicycle Club
22.    So Good To Me - Chris Malinchak
23.    Happy - Pharrell Williams

 

So this month’s playlist is a bit of a special one as I’m working with Jim Beam on their #MakeHistory campaign; they asked me to showcase what #MakeHistory means to me. As you know music is a really big part of my life, each of the tracks in this playlist reminds me of specific points in my life where a certain song has made

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Pemberton Music Festival

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After being at home for the last few weeks I’ve had a chance to reflect on my recent travelling experiences. One of my favourite memories from the last few months was attending Pemberton Music Festival; it was like no other festival I’ve been to and the idyllic scenery that surrounds the grounds is awesome! It has a really great atmosphere and you can tell everyone who goes is

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Handpicked Apps Overview

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This is my last post for American Express Handpicked®, it’s been great fun going through these apps and testing them out. I thought I would give you my favourite feature for each of the apps.

The iBook imagery and layout is beautiful and you can keep looking through it even when you’ve finished. I love the ProCam as you have control over the camera settings and it gives you more freedom over the images you’re shooting, also you can

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Facetune & Halftone

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