Category Archives: Luxuries

My Big Orange Bike; the Raleigh Retroglide

If you have been following my blog for awhile now you will know that last summer I suffered a strange shoulder injury that basically debilitated me. I was unable to do much of anything; possibly the worst part was that … Continue reading

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The Joys of Online Shopping

As I have written about before, our household has embraced online shopping. When the kidlets need new swim suits, it is off to Amazon dot com. Once we bought a half wheel of parmigiano regianno from Amazon – yes, the … Continue reading

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Doing the Laundry … Or Not

I’ve got a confession to make – I do not wash my pants. I’ve got a closet full of dungarees (I love that word! It is so much more cool than “jeans”) and I rarely ever wash them. That’s correct, … Continue reading

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Selvedge Denim – What Is It?

Over the next few days I will be taking some time off to be with family and friends so I will not be posting as much about my adventures and such. Instead I will be sharing some really interesting readings … Continue reading

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My Crushed Leather Company Carry – Follow Up

As I said I would, I have now filmed a follow-up video review of the Crushed Leather Company Carry. In this video I describe how during the making of this bag they could taper the nylon webbing that is used … Continue reading

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The Crushed Leather Company Carry

The folks behind the Crushed Leather Company sent me one of their bags to do a video review of and, well, I did. I will likely be doing a follow-up video even though this video is a bit over 13 … Continue reading

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The Bond & Knight Giveaway

Some time ago I did a YouTube video review of a couple Bond & Knight wallets, this origami-style Passport wallet included. Now, as I promised in my YouTube video, I am giving away this beautiful wallet! A little review about … Continue reading

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Bond & Knight Origami-Style Wallets

Some time ago the folks at Bond & Knight, independent British leather designers specialising in handmade, bespoke leathergoods sent me a couple beautiful leather wallets to have a look at. I really liked the quality of the leather and the very … Continue reading

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MiBelle Custom Leatherworx

Wayne Higgins, the very creative owner/operator of MiBelle Custom Leatherworx (based in Dartmouth Nova Scotia!) stopped in to see me while he was on a cross-Canada tour. After visiting with me for some time he left me with a couple … Continue reading

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Bexar Goods Porter Satchel Follow Up Video

After looking back at the video review of the Bexar Goods Porter Satchel that I recently completed, I realized that I had not talked about how much the bag will hold. So I filmed a follow up review to discuss … Continue reading

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