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Beach fashion vol.2

…  our last conversation about beach fashion was all about fun.

Today, at the end of the official summer months, I’m feeling more…. nostalgic. 174 more words

The Daily Looks

Ophellia dress

This is my Ophelia dress from http://www.lindybop.com and cost a very reasonable £35.

It isn’t original vintage but a site that produces dresses with a 1950’s style. 62 more words

Dead Fathers Club by Matt Haig (Vintage, 2006)

Disturbing and at times darkly humorous, Dead Fathers Club is a grittily and sometimes gorily real portrayal of a young boy struggling to maintain his sense of right and wrong as the adults around him fail him time and time again. 285 more words

Book Reviews

Brooks England B17 Imperial Saddle: A Sight for Sore Bums

 …and sore groins as well

I prefer the bespoke aesthetic of olden days, I’m just not a huge fan of the saddles that looked like they came from an alien ship or bloated ones that have discolored gel inserts for comfort.   973 more words

Gear

On a Steel Horse I Ride... It has No Engine and is 36 Years Old and I LOVE IT

My Vintage Single Speed Bike

I have a 1978 Schwinn Le Tour that I ride just about every day. I brought it out with me from Maryland to Colorado, and was on my short list of essential items. 399 more words

Alternate Transportation

Tandy 102 Portable Computer

This ended up in my possession somehow today. The operating system is Copyright 1983, Microsoft. It weighs about a pound, and boots in about a second. it has 29627 Bytes free.

 

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