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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.

Summer cocktails featuring Bulldog London Gin

Gin is enjoying a resurgence. 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 cocktails using Bulldog London dry gin? We’ve teamed up with the chic Dry Martini bar to provide you with […]

by × August 18, 2016 × 1 comment


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 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


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


Golden Buddha statue at Phnom Pros temple near Kampong Cham ,Cambodia. The temple forms part of the twin holy mountains of Phnom Pros and Phnom Srei.

Handy tips for better travel photography from 7 professional photographers

Love travel photography? But have you ever been out with your camera, thought “that looks gorgeous—the scene belongs on a picure postcard” yet failed to snap a stunning photograph? It happens. We’ve talked to professional photographers for tips on how to capture better travel images. Hopefully these suggestions prove timely. […]

by × July 9, 2016 × 0 comments


Colourful wooden seats by the Atlantic shore at Pictou in Nova Scotia, Canada. The chairs are blue, red and yellow.

10 impressive Instagram accounts that will inspire you to travel

Enjoy travel photography? Here’s a look at ten impressive Instagram accounts that will inspire you to travel. Instagram, the photo sharing app, now has more than 500 million active users. The free-to-download app has images from right around the world on almost every topic imaginable. Here are 10 accounts showing primarily […]

by × July 2, 2016 × 2 comments


A beef burger from The Black Farmer.

The Black Farmer burgers and a barbecue

Springtime means the buzz of lawnmowers, the scent of freshly cut grass plus mouth-watering wafts aromas of food cooking on barbecues. This summer, gluten-free burgers from The Black Farmer could be among the delicious dishes grilling over charcoal. The range of fresh burgers are made with 100 per cent British […]

by × May 19, 2016 × 0 comments
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