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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 commented on Gordon Aitken's group A Good Boot
"I have some very similar in brown"
Nov 13, 2015
Brian Splash replied to John McPherson's discussion Tips for a young guy going into the workplace for the first time?
"if the older guys sound angry because you don't understand what they are trying to teach you don't take it personally , they usually lack the skill to translate there abstract thought to practice . shrug it off and file it under "…"
Apr 17, 2015
Brian Splash replied to Ricky Jones's discussion Vintage Images
Mar 25, 2015
Brian Splash replied to Ricky Jones's discussion Vintage Images
Mar 25, 2015
Brian Splash replied to Ricky Jones's discussion Vintage Images
Mar 25, 2015
Brian Splash replied to Ricky Jones's discussion Vintage Images
Mar 25, 2015
Brian Splash replied to Ricky Jones's discussion Vintage Images
"Hmm , not sure of copyright issues but i would have thought that if they put them out in the public domain then it belongs to us , anyway id have thought any publicity is good publicity . Try French advertising posters ."
Mar 25, 2015
Brian Splash replied to Ricky Jones's discussion Vintage Images
Mar 25, 2015
Brian Splash replied to Ricky Jones's discussion Vintage Images
"What do you want the images of ? Any particular country , sometimes when you google you have to ask the right question . Try things like ' vintage denim , victorian gold rush , old west , confederate , depression , sand box " and so on ."
Mar 25, 2015
Brian Splash replied to Nick the Clever's discussion Best Cars (By Category)
"Jeep Cherokee =worst SUV iv ever owned , much prefer my FJ cruiser . Best SUV iv owned was a Volvo XC90"
Mar 25, 2015
Brian Splash replied to Chu Kim's discussion Man Crushes and the Difference between being Homo
"l could of happily gone through life not knowing that !"
Mar 24, 2015
Brian Splash replied to Bob Patterson's discussion The New Doctor: thumbs up or thumbs down? in the group SciFi Fans
"l hate the new doctor " will some baddy kill him already so he can regenerate "!!!!!!!!!!!!"
Mar 23, 2015
Brian Splash replied to James Halcomb's discussion Edge of Tomorrow in the group SciFi Fans
"l loved this movie even with Tom Cruise in the lead , l went to the movies and paid my dues to watch it , now ill wait till its on pay tv and watch it again ."
Mar 23, 2015
Brian Splash commented on Gordon Aitken's group A Good Boot
"Got the bigger size lrish setters and they fit ok , not sure if ill get them again when this pair wear out, it won't be long as l go through work boots pretty quickly. On another note iv just ordered some Last&Loom no 6 boots for casual…"
Mar 23, 2015
Brian Splash replied to Vendetta's discussion Container Gardening 101
"Lots of info on youtube regarding 'The Dutch bucket method ". Herbs would not do so well this way but the veg would ."
Feb 13, 2015
Brian Splash commented on Gordon Aitken's group A Good Boot
"l think you no understand my statement . l ordered a 9 , a 9 is what fits me in most brands . the red setters are to short and my big toe hits the end therefore they run smaller sizes than most . so how will extra socks help ?"
Feb 13, 2015

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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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