The Best Alternative Christmas Songs – Three On Thursday

  Merry Christmas from Wild Tide, hope you had a fantastic day yesterday! First off don’t worry, I’m not blogging on boxing day, that would be almost as bad as getting up at 5am to go into town for the sales! I’ve scheduled this post and am actually writing it way before Christmas! Genius. Three on Thursday is going to have a Christmas special and I’m gonna give you a rundown of my favourite slightly less usual Christmas tunes. Hope…

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The Ultimate Mince Pies by Wild Tide

  Who doesn’t love a Mince Pie at Christmas? I consider every day in December that I don’t consume one, a massive failure. I’m going to share my favourite recipe with you so that you can make your own Ultimate Mince Pie. Mr Kipling, eat your heart out… Mince Pie Ingredients Plain flour (370g) Butter (80g) Lard (80g) Salt (Just a pinch) Water (chilly) Mincemeat (580g) Milk (just a touch) Icing sugar (for decoration) You Will Also Need: 6cm Cutter…

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The Best Christmas Films

  What are the greatest Christmas films? This question is particularly important to me at the moment as I’m buying a new Panasonic TV from John Lewis and am planning on breaking it in with plenty of the best Christmas movies over the festive season. I’ve been thinking about which films I’m really looking forward to watching on this new super clear, high resolution television. I’ve drawn a few into a short list to share with all of you:  …

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Christmas Gifts For Skaters #3 A New Deck

  Every skater, everywhere would like a new skateboard deck. They might use it to replace a beat up deck or to build a new custom board. I recently got a new deck by Fabric Skateboards and I love it. It’s a great 7.9″ board made from 7-Ply Canadian Maple (using resin glue to make it uber strong), with awesome graphics and a cool cut in logo on the grip tape. Before I fitted some trucks and started scuffing it…

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Christmas Gifts For Skaters #2 Bearings

  Buying Skateboard Bearings for a skater is like buying boardwax for a surfer – they’re the perfect stocking filler. So whats a bearing? Well basically in the middle of all skate wheels is a cutout which has the job of housing and protecting two sets of ball bearings. The purpose of these bearings is to stop friction between the axle and the inside of the each wheel as you skate around and these spin. You need this because the…

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