I’ve been on the lookout for some new headphones and I have finally found the perfect ones. The Skullcandy Grind Wireless on-ear bluetooth headphones from The Board Basement really are awesome. Bluetooth headphones have been around for a while and have always been a great idea but now with most of the latest smartphones ditching the 3.5mm headphone jack all together, they’re becoming a necessity. So what do I really like about the Skullcandy Grind Headphones? Firstly, they sit very…

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    Recently we stayed in a hostel in Snowdonia. It was such a great experience being able to hike and scramble up to some of the highest places in Wales. Although there was a TV at the hostel, we felt it is always better to make the most of the evenings, instead of just chilling in front of the television. And what better way than to play some games. The ones we managed to take in our bags were…

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  Timeline: Science and Discoveries I originally bought Timeline: Music and Cinema a few months ago and absolutely love it. The simple rules make this game super easy to play with anyone and anywhere. You have to lay your Music and Cinema themed cards in order of release date. The only goal is that you have to get the order correct in the timeline. The cards come in their own tin, making it easy to transport and so far, we…

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    Summer has finally arrived and last weekend we decided to make the most of this glorious sunshine. We arranged to meet up with a few friends on our local beach. So in preparation we thought it would be the perfect occasion to try out our new ice cube tray and 3 piece Ice bucket by OXO.   The ice cube tray is so practical. There are two trays made of silicone, making 24 ice cubes in total! You…

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  I’m lucky enough to love my job but I love my free time and the weekends even more! We really try and make the most of our weekends. I think you’ve got to really jam them full of fun and make sure you’ve made loads of new memories. Here are a few of the awesome things we’ve been getting up to recently…   Hangloose Adventure I’m a bit of a thrill seeker, and am always up for trying out…

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  I love holidays! I holiday so, so well. I could be a professional holiday taker. Luckily, a week ago, I had just over 2 weeks of glorious holiday. As I said, I’m good at holidaying and did a great job. We had an amazing fortnight and got up to loads and loads of great stuff. As you may have already read, we went to Snowdonia, did a lot of walking, had an amazing time and summited lots of mountains.…

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    A couple of weekends ago, we travelled up to Torquay to visit my girlfriend’s family. It was a jam packed 2 days, visiting relatives and friends, having dinner and lots of socialising. I wasn’t sure if we would even have much time for games, but just in case, we decided to bring a board game with us that I had recently bought. This was The Logo Board Game. We’ve played it a few times before and absolutely love…

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  My friends and I are regulars at our local pub for their weekly quiz. We can’t quite decide on our team name: we’ve had “Spiders from Mars”, “Badgers not Hedgehogs” and “Fantastic Four” to name but a few… I’m sure one of these days we will find one we want to stick with. Normally we get to the pub early for a few drinks and a catch up. In the last few weeks, we’ve been playing cards and board…

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  Last weekend we had friends over for a games night. Normally we play the usual classics like Ticket to Ride, Camel Up, Dixit, Snake Oil or the cruder party games like Bucket of Doom or Cards Against Humanity. This time however, we decided we should all play something a little different. I’ve just bought an awesome game called Colt Express and we decided to give this a go. I had bought it because it was a Spiel des Jahres…

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  Climbing and Fireworks With winter now well and truly set in, Cornwall is a bit more bleak than it was a couple of months ago. It’s not the greatest place down here in the cold and the rain; these dark months are the only times I’ve even considered moving to the Big Smoke. However, I’ve never even come close to leaving my sweet Cornwall as the winter can still be awesome, it just needs a little bit of creative…

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