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Songs for Winter

Tunes to Cheer Through the Chill Welcome back to the Huckle blog. January is a miserable month so we’re livening things up with some great music from the Huckle playlist. As always, a nod to Huckle barber Marshal for his tuneful choices. You might be broke, fat and jealous of everyone who’s buggered off to Thailand, but never mind. Just stick your headphones on and revel in these eclectic flavours. And don’t worry if you’re rich, ripped and revelling overseas. You too can enjoy the selection. We’re democratic like that. Play on.   1. For a romantic dinner A Night of Love - Jimmy Carter and Dallas County Green Smooth 70s Country to bring heat to your heart as you...

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Ten Gifts for the Man Who Has Everything

Make 2019 F*cking Amazing Another pair of socks? We’d rather go barefoot than succumb to gift drudgery. Christmas is fast approaching and this is the year to up your present game. If you’re struggling to think of a gift for the man in your life, we wrote this post for you. If you are that man, read on, get inspired, then start dropping hints. This list is all about experiences, not things. So you can steer clear of Amazon. Before we get stuck in it would be remiss of us not to mention the cut and shave at Huckle, surely one of the best ways a refined London gent can spend an hour or two. In no particular order here...

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The Perfect Night Out in East London

Hedonistic Happenings We’re hurtling towards Christmas. Party season is almost upon us. If you need inspiration for the perfect night out in East London, we’ve got you covered in this post. There are so many banging places to choose for a night out in East London we could write a book. But we haven’t. Instead we’ve kept it super simple with just two options for each of the following categories: Eat, Drink and Dance. You could select one from each category for a truly epic night or simply pick one venue and spend the whole evening there. Now we’re done micromanaging your social life — on with the list. Eat Bright Bright is brought to you by the people behind...

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Busting Male Grooming Myths

What a Load of Poppycock Have you ever sprayed yourself with Lynx and then been dissapointed when hordes of scantily clad women fail to appear? Us too. Perhaps unsurprisingly, myths abound in the male grooming world. There are some we hear regularly from our clients here at Huckle. Granted, most aren’t as outrageous as the claims made by smelly stuff, but there are many untruths circulating. We tend to repeat them without thinking and modify our behaviour accordingly, even though their veracity has never been proven. No more. In this post we put seven of the most persistent grooming myths to bed once and for all. Wearing hats makes you go bald If you choose to wear a hat that’s...

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What Happens When Algorithms Go Wrong

Our Lives in Their Code Machines will take your job. Machines will create new jobs. It’s a brave new world. It’s the beginning of the end. Technology will raise us up and throw open the gates of a climate-controlled utopia. Technology will crush us all beneath its shiny titanium jackboot. However you feel about technological development, what can’t be argued is that change is happening. And fast. Algorithms—problem-solving processes typically run by computers—are influencing your life right now. They determine what you buy, what you watch and where you drive. They run stock markets, airports, hospitals, you name it. They’re everywhere. Most of the time they work unseen and effectively, doing a great job of processing vast amounts of data...

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