Articles by: MannedUp

Travel Writing

Christine Osborne. Photo  © Christine Osborne.

Inside Travel Writing: An interview with Christine Osborne

Christine Osborne is a travel writer and photographer who has become known for her expertise in religion. Her latest book Among Believers explores the world’s major religions. Christine answers questions about her work and way of going about it. What kind of travel related niche do you specialise in? During […]

by × April 18, 2017 × 2 comments

Travel Writing

Mike Gerrard on a boat in the Cognac region of France.

Inside Travel Writing: An interview with Mike Gerrard

From our place near Tucson we travel a lot within the USA. We love road trips and can easily drive to California to the west and be on the coast in a few hours. Head east and we’re soon in New Mexico. Heading north from there into Colorado is a favourite journey for us.

by × February 16, 2017 × 1 comment

Travel Writing

Duncan JD Smith before the ruined village of Vathia in the Mani, Greece

Inside Travel Writing: An interview with Duncan J.D. Smith

The acclaimed author of the ‘Only In’ series of guidebooks, Duncan J.D. Smith, answers questions about life and work as a travel writer. Disclosure: Some of the links below — marked with (£) — are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through […]

by × January 24, 2017 × 2 comments

Entertainment

Robert Ellison

Creatives in Focus: Robert Ellison, London-based musician

Robert Ellison is a musician based in north London. His work has been featured on television. He describes his creative oeuvre as, “a dark electro cinematic fusion of dub grooves with soulful melodies” and talks with MannedUp about his work. He bangs the drums Robert initially tapped his musical talent […]

by × January 12, 2017 × 0 comments

Grooming & care

Dove Men + Care Intense Post-Shave Repair Balm

Dove Men + Care Intense Post-Shave Repair Balm

The Intense Post-Shave Repair Balm is part of Dove Men + Care’s Expert Shave range of skincare and male grooming products. Disclosure: Some of the links below — marked with (£) — are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make […]

by × August 27, 2016 × 3 comments

Worth trying

A bottle of Bulldog London dry gin with a cocktail shaker and a lemon in front of a British union jack flag.

Summer cocktails featuring Bulldog London dry gin

Why not take advantage of the warm weather to enjoy an evening outdoors, on the terrace or in your garden, and mix yourself a G&T or summer cocktail?

by × August 18, 2016 × 1 comment

Online

Words and vocabulary.

Oh My Word! for interesting words & better vocabulary

Interested in words and the English language? You don’t necessarily have to be a committed logophile to gain pleasure from Oh My Word! Our mother tongue can provide hours of fun. Unusual vocabulary doesn’t have to discombobulate. Four letter words regularly hang in the air here at the MannedUp.com office. […]

by × August 10, 2016 × 11 comments

Grooming & care

Nivea Men Intensive Moisturising Cream

Nivea Men Intensive Moisturising Cream

Feeling wizened and dry? Maybe Nivea Men Intensive Moisturising Cream can help. Always aiming to present the MannedUp team as fresh and bright, we picked up a 50ml jar of Nivea Men Intensive Moisturising Cream while it was on special offer at our local chemist. A couple of big nights […]

by × July 23, 2016 × 0 comments

Fashion

The Flannels store at the intu Metrocentre

Flannels fashion store – VIP opening party at the intu Metrocentre

Flannels, the designer fashion store, opened its doors at the intu Metrocentre, at Gateshead, with a VIP opening party on 21 July. The chic store stocks men’s and women’s clothing and footwear. You’ll find clothing from the likes of Dolce And Gabbana, Hugo Boss and Ralph Lauren in the shop. […]

by × July 22, 2016 × 3 comments

Grooming & care

L'Oréal Men Expert Post-Shave Balm.

L’Oréal Men Expert Post-Shave Balm

Non-greasy and easily absorbed, it features the L’Oréal Men range’s 24-hour hydrating formula and is designed to soothe razor burn.

by × July 13, 2016 × 1 comment
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