Resuming my tour of Northamptonshire boot and shoe makers, today I headed north to the quiet village of Ravensthorpe, where I visited a quite unusual and rather special artisan firm, Horace Batten Bootmakers Ltd. [more…]
If you walk into any jewelry store, antique dealer or even a local flea market; you’ll come to realize that there are quite literally thousands of different watches available to the consumer. [more…]
For the last three months, I have been using the Nokia Lumia 928 which was provided to us by Microsoft. Today, I'd like to elaborate on my experiences and overall impressions of the device in everyday use. [more…]
Outside of Europe, students in grade school generally do not learn how to use a fountain pen.
Sadly, without that experience, most have to go out of their way to develop an appreciation for the artistic element of writing [more…]
Recently, we've received an unexpected deluge of product review requests, most of which we declined because they simply weren't all that interesting. [more…]