Allett Wallet Review The Good: Super light materials, room for cash and a few cards, ultra-slim profile. The Bad: No dedicated ID pocket and stuffing it doesn’t work, keep your collection to a couple of cards and you’ll be fine. The Excellent: Half the time I couldn’t even feel it in my pocket. I’ve used leather wallets… Read More »

Schott NYC

This season, iconic leather and outerwear pioneers are still creating amazing pieces. Schott NYC is delving in to its archives for AW15, to bring back silhouettes such as the Perfecto, the MA1 and the MA2 bomber jacket in up-to-date colourways. All of the pieces are still being designed, hand-produced and manufactured in the original family-run… Read More »

A Brief History of Chess

Brief History of Chess What are the origins of the royal game? 500 – It is widely acknowledged that chess originated from India around this time. 500-600 – Chaturanga, a four-player war-related board game, flourishes in north-western India. This game is the “earliest precursor” to chess because it had two features that made it stand… Read More »

Buying German Food Outside of Germany

I’m always looking for places that will deliver German products to my door.  I first discovered Germanshop24 in 2009. I had been looking for Mon Cheri, which was oddly difficult to find. But Germanshop24 had that and lots more. I ended up ordering several boxes of Mon Cheri and added on some Kinder Schokolade and Haribo goodies for… Read More »

Must Have Baby Items

10 must have modern baby gear recommendations   See here for the complete list, including the Puj Flyte (no.9) which makes bath time easy because it “nestles into your sink in seconds, keeps his/her tiny body secure and accessible the entire wash period, and basically disappears as soon as you’re done”.

Self Defense For Fitness Benefits

From kickboxing to Krav Maga, martial arts classes can help keep you safe – while whipping you into shape. What to know before signing up. Why fight to get fit? Self-defense programs that double as a workout are nothing new, but they’re gaining popularity, says John Graden​, the founder and CEO of the Martial Arts… Read More »

Best Homebrewing Gift Ideas

Best Homebrewing Gifts Got a homebrewer in your life that you just can’t find a gift for? Fear not, we’ve assembled a last minute gift guide for you that is sure to bring a smile to the beer nerd in your life. Got another suggestion? Feel free to leave it in the comments below! Best… Read More »

Simple Ways To Reduce Your Car Insurance

7 Ways to Cut Your Car Insurance “While you’re probably not going to move to a new state just because of car insurance costs, the most important thing to remember is that – regardless of where you live – you can get a better deal than the Average Joe by shopping around,” says Egan.Here are… Read More »

War Gaming – A Fantastic Hobby

It’s time to play with history Wargaming is a big hobby with many diverse factions and perspectives: striking a balance that pleases everyone can be truly challenging! We like to think what sets Wargames, Soldiers & Strategy apart from other historical wargaming magazines is its focus on having fun, no matter what kind of wargamer… Read More »