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Keeping The Kid Alive

As a kid, I dreamed of being The Bush Tucker Man.  I used to think he had the best job in the world, and now at the age of forty three, I still think that.   The adventures of this man are like a portal that still now allow me to climb in, and be transported back thirty years.

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Stolen iMagination

My children are no longer interested in the human experience.  Well a sort of....but it's a constant battle.  Through no fault of their own - they are eight years old - the allure of the screen is simply too strong for them.

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The Dry Look

Whilst I don't consider myself any kind of guru on male grooming, I have spent a stupid amount of time researching and trying almost every 'matte' styling product on the market.  For those Revivalists out there that like to give their hair a firm hold, but with a dry finish - I'd like to introduce you to my new favourite product - 'Coltrane Clay'.

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Building a Slow Business

Today seems like the appropriate day to write this post.  It’s Friday 24th November.  Black Friday. In the beginning I didn’t plan to open an online store.  I wanted to change the world - but needed to find a way to turn it into a business.   What did I want to change in the world?  I’ll explain.

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The Man Who Always Said Yes

Just a little over a year ago I heard via Instagram of a guy who was riding a 1969 Royal Enfield from Australia to London.  I followed his progress online, as did many people.  It was the stuff of childhood dreams and several months later I would have the chance to meet and get to know the man behind the journey. Jonathan Gibson, from Melbourne Australia came from a family with adventure and bikes running through the veins.  His father and grandfather all rode Royal Enfields, and despite his parents' usual concerns, it seemed inevitable that one day he would set out on his own adventure. As Jonathan's journey approached Europe, I heard he was passing by Venice - so I immediately made...

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