Growing up in the nineties to mid 2000s, popular foodstuffs here had a lot more artificial flavours and preservatives than nowadays. The switch to more natural alternatives is a good thing, I think. Not only are they better for you, but they also taste better. Food products, particularly sweet treats, tend also to be made… Continue reading Sucralose Everywhere! The Zero Sugar Problem
I guess we often see the comments, maybe you even make them! Everyone is entitled to their opinion. I’m talking about comments suggesting live music performances are not as good as they used to be. But, and I bloody love many classic live performances, I do think there are plenty in our current crop of… Continue reading For those worried about the state of live music…
As we continue to celebrate Pokemon’s 25th Anniversary, a recent Poke-related news story allowed people the chance for a nice, fuzzy feeling. You can read the full story via the link below, but in summary, it is about an 8-year old called Bryson who sold his Pokemon card collection to fund life-saving treatment for his… Continue reading A boy, Pokemon & his dog
by The Word Beaver https://www.fivesquid.com/freelancer/TheWordBeaver To help promote content from different creators, from time to time I’ll have a guest post. I asked around on fivesquid for an article on Pokémon’s 25th Anniversary. This gentleman had good reviews so here is what he delivered, thanks TheWordBeaver! TheWordBeaver Says: The Pokémon Franchise celebrates its 25th anniversary.… Continue reading Pokémon: 25th Anniversary Guest Post
*Not clickbaity, just fact 🙂 William Shatner recently turned 90. I agree with people who say he doesn’t look it. Whenever I want to celebrate William Shatner, I’ll dig out this clip on YouTube. It’ll definitely be the best 5 mins and 16 seconds of your life, I’ll be very sure of it. No, I… Continue reading The Best Cover of any song ever!*
Did you know that gold has appreciated in value by over 700% in the last two decades? If you take a look at https://www.gold.co.uk/gold-price/10-year-gold-price/ the numbers are clear: gold can be a very wise investment choice. Naturally, many investors are thinking about investing in gold as part of their retirement plan. Realistically, all investments carry… Continue reading Investing in Gold for Your Retirement
It has finally been made official. I’m very sure that as a kid I watched the original Hocus Pocus. I’m sure that I enjoyed it, but I only have vague memories, it is not one of those classic films that I saw many times growing up, but it is one that many would have and… Continue reading Hocus Pocus 2 is Happening!
I love a good podcast. I didn’t get into them straight away, and I can’t remember what year I first started listening to them. I just have a vague memory of wondering if podcasts were worth getting into, searching for ones that interest me, and ultimately finding that yes, there are plenty worth a listen!… Continue reading 5 Podcasts I’m Listening To
Don’t worry. This blog keeps me fully clothed at all times. No, what it is, is a simple taste test. And I thought I’d give the Naked range of food some attention. If you are not familiar with them, they manufacturer convinence foods, such as noodles and soups. Today, to kick things off, I have… Continue reading Ben Tries…Naked
Join TopCashBack: https://www.topcashback.co.uk/ref/benno2 As mentioned in the previous post looking at cashback website Oh My Dosh! there are many online sites to gain cashback. I was saying to you that along with OMD, Top Cashback is my favourite. TopCashBack was the second cashback site I joined if my memory serves me correctly (I think Quidco… Continue reading TopCashBack: The Top Cashback Choice?