Accessories, Football

Houllier tells French TV Thierry Henry might not be going to Arsenal – no contact between the clubs

More problems for Arsene Wenger this morning. It seemed as if Arsenal’s greatest ever striker, Thierry Henry, was destined to return to the club for a third spell this winter. Many papers have suggested that this is a done deal and that Henry would be at the club for several weeks and could even play […]...More

Accessories, Clothing, Gallery, Suits & Tailoring

Sports Personality Of The Year Bradley Wiggins – and where he got the velvet suit from

It seemed a pretty much done deal last night that Tour de France/Olympic Time Trial Champion would win the BBC’s Sports Personality of the Year. So in this parish at least it was as much about the suit he chose to wore as it was scooping the award. Wiggins plumped for a bespoke velvet (very […]...More

Accessories, Football

Arsenal planning double raid on Liverpool – goalkeeper and winger on Wenger’s radar

There has been a lot of Arsenal-related transfer news in the last few hours. Though today it isn’t all about where Theo Walcott will spend the next part of his career, but about the list of players that Arsene Wenger is after in a bid to add steel to his rather brittle squad. The Mirror […]...More

Football, Gifts, pick of the blogs

Top stories – Who should Arsenal sell? Air Stewardesses behaving badly, great cheap gadgets

Top stories from Brandish and our pals The Arsenal squad – who do you keep and who do you sell? Magnificent vintage football stickers How Carrots won World War Two Air Stewardesses behaving badly Great CCTV footage of people doing stupid things in stations Eight Christmas gifts for music lovers The phone of the future […]...More


Why Liverpool can still qualify for The Champions League

After the recent win against West Ham, Steven Gerard emphasised that he is certain that Liverpool can qualify for The Champions League this season. He told The Liverpool Echo… “We’re building slowly towards where we want to be. We’ve got two home games now against Aston Villa and Fulham. If we can capitalise and make [&helli...More


Five aspirational cars from the 90s – now going cheap(ish)

Over the next year or so you are going to be partying like it is err 1996. Yep, you can’t move for 90s stars trying to resurrect their careers (coughs, Noel Gallagher, The Spice Girls) and then there are lot of bands who take at least some of their cues from Brit Pop – stand […]...More


Brandish Christmas List #14 Paul Smith Snow Globe £149

I wouldn’t normally recommend paying £149 for a snow globe, but then this one might just be worth it. It is a limited edition Paul Smith Snow Globe which features the iconic Paul Smith ‘Love’ symbol. Sure it looks very cool, but the big question is – is there a market for collectable snow globes? […]...More


Walcott Crucial for Gunners’ Reading Trip

On Monday night, Arsenal return to the scene of their incredible 7-5 win over Reading in the Capital One Cup, and will be desperate to bounce back strongly from their embarrassing midweek defeat to Bradford City. Arsene Wenger’s team selections this season have generally been predictable, but he’s struggled to decide on his best right-s...More


Theo Walcott is on his way to United/Chelsea/City/Juve/nowhere

There’s a lot of news about Arsenal’s speedy winger this morning, though, let’s just say that very little of it falls into ‘from the horse’s mouth’ category and you should take it all with a tankard of salt. Until a few weeks ago it seemed that Theo Walcott would possibly end up at Liverpool leading […]...More


Barcelona has highest number of its players in European elite leagues – but you’ll never guess who is second

A few years ago I wondered if Arsenal had the highest number of its ex-players in the Premiership. It seemed that every club had their own product of the Arsenal youth team whether they be a Sidwell, Hoyte or a Bothroyd. However the latest figures of who has the most of its players (ok you […]...More

Coats & Jackets, Gallery

Farrell’s Night Bus From Hell Survival Kit

There are two very good reasons to love Farrell Menswear. Firstly they have some of the most stylish, classic menswear in the UK – in their own words think ‘the perfectionism of Savile Row tailoring, the practical elegance of Michael Caine’s Harry Palmer, the straight arrow modernism of Paul Weller.’ Secondly they have one of [&...More

Coats & Jackets

Got a spare $6.6 million? Then you can buy the world’s most expensive men’s wardrobe

US blogger Tie a Tie has put together a list of what he reckons are the most expensive items which together would deliver the world’s most expensive men’s wardrobe. And as the bloggers says himself I think this is the perfect example that money can’t buy style, and certainly can’t buy class. So what do […]...More


Nirvana’s finest album – not Nevermind

For well over a decade now Nirvana fans trawling through websites like Amazon have probably gasped with excitement as they saw previously unknown (to them at least) albums by their heroes with titles like All Of Us and The Story of Simon Simopath. For as they were about to find out, before Kurt and the […]...More


Less Privacy for Lower Premium – Insurance Gadgets

Technology has been evolving rapidly over the past decade with many devices becoming almost vital to our everyday lives. What was once a cordless brick of a telephone attached to a backpack for signal has now become something not only more advanced but also far removed from the original idea. The innovative concept of a […]...More


Secret talks? Is Fergie lining up Pep Guardiola as the next Man United manager?

There’s an intriguing bit of journalism from the Daily Mirror this morning which seeks to add one and one and make seven. According to the paper Pep Guardiola is now in the hot seat not for a job in London with Chelsea or even Arsenal, both of whom could be looking for managers come the […]...More

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