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Denim jeans / levis v prison blues

Started this discussion. Last reply by Josey Orr Aug 17, 2013. 13 Replies

While i was trawling the interweb as you do looking for a new pair of denim jeans I came across the vintage line of levis that were part of the 2013 range , i am thinking it was a small run but after…Continue

When teens go bad

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brian Splash Apr 7, 2013. 57 Replies

There is a young boy that lives across the road from me that lives with his grandmother , I see his father on the odd occasion once or twice a year and I am pretty sure he has no imput in his life…Continue

Appropriate or disrespectful

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brian Splash Dec 4, 2012. 38 Replies

ln my youth my grandfather who was in the marines during WW2 gifted me a ring that was a copy of the one he wore , but as teens l suspect that my brother stole it as l know l did not misplace it ,…Continue

ls it just me

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael D. Denny Aug 5, 2012. 41 Replies

Sherlock Holmes always said there is no such thing as a coincidence , so why is it that when someone posts a picture , without naming names , they always load at the very least eight pictures to bump…Continue

 

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Brian Splash replied to Paul's discussion Tattoo Idea's (outdoor/farm theme)
"How about you get a cock to remind you of all the idiots that don,t get it , oh hang on , already done . Seriously join the tattoo group and post in there where your not going to get bombarded by foolish haters ."
Jul 30
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Sleep when you can

"Hey Ross " best sleep ever "  You bet Joey"
Jul 28
Brian Splash replied to Greg Konrad's discussion Beginner Woodworking
"First serious wood piece I made was one of these ."
Jul 27
Brian Splash replied to Cthulhu's Revenge's discussion Urban Exploration
"same , but i do get invited on night rides for motorbike photo shoots to old deserted buildings , however the timing has never been right for me ."
Jul 18
Brian Splash replied to Regular Joe's discussion Nice Looking Pens That Won't Break The Bank
"Juniors bullit pens ."
Jul 17
Brian Splash replied to Tyler Christ's discussion My First Motorcycle
"Whatever you get make sure its 500cc + if you do freeway miles as a 250 will be close to its limit and working very hard , I have to agree with the hondas they are very reliable ."
Jul 16
Brian Splash replied to Tyler Christ's discussion My First Motorcycle
"Would love to get a goldwing !"
Jul 16
Brian Splash replied to Regular Joe's discussion To circumcise or not to circumcise . . .
"Really , where is the error in letting someone making their own choices . People change how they look all the time , not happy with there nose they change it , lips change it , handlebars change it , it hurts and they know it does before they go…"
Jul 16
Brian Splash replied to Zane's discussion Solitary, Minimalist, Poor workout
"Id say you are right and to add to it he only has to do two things look good and train , and do movies . He would have a lot of down time and people falling over themselves to help him ."
Jul 11
Brian Splash replied to Zane's discussion Solitary, Minimalist, Poor workout
"I think your right on some levels , when I started my training my goal was to look like Hugh Jackmans wolverine , to my friends I was there but I didnt see what they did . I guess we are our worst critics ."
Jul 11
Brian Splash replied to Daniel's discussion What is the cheapest fighting art to learn?
"This is a question you should ask an economist ! . There are so many things to consider  A: how much does it cost to learn a skill set  B: how long does it take to learn each type of skill C: how long before you are at the level of…"
Jul 10
Brian Splash replied to Zane's discussion Solitary, Minimalist, Poor workout
"I trained for two years and never got close to Tom Hardys look ."
Jul 10
Brian Splash replied to Boondocker's discussion To V-twin or not to V-twin, that is the question in the group Motorcycles
"I ride a V-twin italian road bike  and enjoy it , never even sat on a cruiser and would like to keep it that way , riden a few jap bikes but find them a bit to twitchy ."
Jul 9
Brian Splash replied to Mike Hotchkiss's discussion I just had the most confusing break up, and I'd like your gents' opinions and advice.
"sounds like sound advice . if you ignore her she will suspect a multitude of things all of which will normally lead to her thinking that you have something that another woman wants so what she will do it dangle a carrot and keep you off the market…"
Jul 9
Brian Splash replied to Regular Joe's discussion To circumcise or not to circumcise . . .
"really , no one has ever found religion on there own ."
Jul 9
Brian Splash replied to Jack M.'s discussion What book do you think is worth re-reading and why?.
"Not sure why catch got in there , to many things on my mind at once . Thanks for the correction >"
Jul 6

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Interests
cycling , sailing , motorbikes , camping , growing food , home renovating , working with timber , self improvement ,
Books
most scifi ( Brin , Hamilton , Anderson , Scott-Card . and also classics , to kill a mockingbird , of mice and men , the adventures of augie march
Movies
oh brother where art thou , shawshank redemption , night of the hunter ,
Music
beck , ben lee , olof arnalds , feist , the vogues , devendra banhart , ben folds five , architecture in helsinki , the dodos , the donnas , the flaming lips , the go-betweens , israel kamakawiwo'ole , kitty,daisy & lewis , little red , martha & rufuss wainwright , nick cave , p j harvey , the smiths , vampire weekend , ween , the white stripes ,
Quote
"Mystery is all powerful "
l have a love for old worn items ,
especially the treasures of the past ,
the dark mysterious beauty of the rough craftsmanship ,
the years of use and the passage of time all right there for you to see .
" that to me is cool "

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Denim

Posted on October 6, 2013 at 1:23am 0 Comments

Over the last few months iv gotten a very unhealthy obsession with denim . I have not owned denim pants for over twenty years preferring to wear rod and gunn moleskins or cargos buy a trip to SF,s flagship levi,s store last year prompted me to buy a pair of 501's , well twelve months on and they got a tear in the knee and that was the end of those , but a post on here in the fashion and grooming section got me interested in the quality of jeans today and why did they feel different when I was a… Continue

Why does the format change

Posted on August 18, 2013 at 9:17pm 0 Comments

So every damned site I go to and get comfortable with the setting g and get upgraded and I'm back where I started trying how to figure out how to do things .
Like. How do you post a picture to a thread now ?
How do I change my avatar ?
I must be getting old cos I hate change .

Compliments on my saddleback briefcase

Posted on May 5, 2012 at 9:29pm 1 Comment

When you read the brief about the saddleback briefcase is that you will get compliments everywhere , so l thought l would post on this blog every time someone comments on it .

Day two of owning said bag , young girl working the reception at my gym compliments it three times in one sentence , good start .

New group , all welcome

Posted on April 24, 2012 at 8:26pm 3 Comments

Today l have , pending approval , started a new group called " Eclectic treasures ' where l hope members can post pictures or links to everyday items that that have and use , but are much more than things , they are pieces of art in there own right .

What inspired me is the passion members have for items such as - saddleback bags , knifes , watches and such , but what about the small things , like the Chicago comb CO combs or a para cord belt .

lf approved l will get the ball rolling…

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At 4:56am on June 16, 2012, Bobby said…

Sure i'll join your group. Quality is hard to find these days, when everything is made of plastic. In my opinion the saddleback duffel is too small for taking on a trip. It would be great if they made a bigger version of it. Talking about quality leather goods, go check out Colsenkeane.com. They also have some great bags, it is quite expensive tough.

At 1:38am on June 16, 2012, Bobby said…

Yeah, a support group would be great. It would make my new obsession feel more natural. Actually i have been checking out some Col. Littleton. His leather shave kit is one item i am thinking about buying, when i get rich. Littleton addiction would be a very expensive addiction. Are you also an saddleback addict?

At 7:32am on May 27, 2012, Don Devine said…

Hey Brian! Thabks for getting back to me and clearing the air. You are right, your joke went right over my head and I, as I typically often do, over-reacted. Anyhoos please accept my apologies for this misunderstanding! I tend to be very sarcastic in my own humor and should have seen it. I'll chat with you anytime.

Best Always,

Don Devine

 
 
 

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