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An 1893 Hunting Suit, from Harper's Bazaar

Many years ago, I bought a book of plates from Harper’s Bazaar.  If you’re a costumer, you probably know the one, put out by Dover, big thick thing with a slightly weird shade of brown cover, full of designs from 1869 through 1899.  1,544 more words


Prototype regencover

Mijn dochter fietst naar het werk en klaagt over natte sokken, dus we hebben vanmiddag samen een prototype gemaakt dat perfect onder haar fietsbroek past. Eerst gemodelleerd in baalkatoen, een patroon gemaakt en dan gewoon meteen geprobeerd. 7 more words

A Better Way to Protect Against Snakebites While Hiking

Hiking can be one of the most enjoyable activities of all, but it can also be dangerous. The simplicity inherent in hiking makes it an especially popular option for those who want to enjoy the outdoors in the most direct fashion possible. 322 more words


In Praise of Local Running Shops

I was in Rapid City for work today and had a moment on my lunch break. Realizing I was just down the street from The Runner’s Shop… 142 more words


Marathon des Sables 2017 #MDS - Registration Day

It’s hot… I know it’s the Sahara but today has been hot!

After a day of travel, some 1200 runners arrived in bivouac yesterday and settled to a first night in the Sahara. 277 more words

Review: Outdoor Research Crocodile Gaiters

PROBLEM: You’re out hiking. There’s a constant splash of mud and water up the back of your legs & pants and into your shoes. To add injury to aquatic insult, you got a freaking pebble in your shoe. 916 more words


What's a little run in the rain...bring on the desert please! MDS2017.

So last week’s training was in bright chilly springlike sunshine with a 19-20mile run from Greenaway to Port Isaac up and down the hills on the north Cornish coastal path, discovering that I don’t really like blueberry flavoured energy drinks: 527 more words