“The key to good navigation is accurate time.”
This got me thinking; what is “accurate” time and what is the modern equivalent of employing multiple marine chronometers. Here’s the result of some browsing.
GPS is obviously the modern means of establishing ones position and it’s reliant on synchronising the precise time on all components in [...]
One of the funniest things I’ve read in a while, a quality rant from ryanb741 a fellow TZ-UKer.
So I was in the Post Office sending a traded Speedy Pro to another member. Below is a snapshot of how the conversation proceeded.
Me: Special Delivery please. Clerk: Please put the parcel on the scale. Me: [...]
I lasted for quite some time before succumbing to temptation.
Joyously, the lure of a holiday watch, which had ABC (altimeter, barometer and compass) features and a 35% price drop on Amazon saw me capitulate and make my first watch purchase since December last year. I’ve had to reset my “I’ve not bought a [...]
This week sees two important events in my watch loving history.
First, it will see the 100th day since I bought my last watch. Second it will be five years since I bought my Rolex Submariner.
This year, is the year of the “Big Save” and so far it’s going well. A key component of [...]
Since I bought my Speedy, I’ve mostly been wearing it on a TF Rally strap which I think perfectly suits the original intentions Omega had for the watch, not of course that there’s anything wrong with the NASA associations, far from it. But having seen recent shots of vintage 1171 bracelets, I had a hankering [...]
We all do it, set ourselves New Year Resolutions.
I have these:
Eat sensibly – so far, so good Exercise daily – so far, so good Drink less, e.g. only on Friday’s – so far, so good Buy no watches or watch related stuff in 2013
The last one is clearly insane and inevitably the [...]
Well after three years, three watches and three disappointments, I, at long last have an Omega Speedmaster which I can thoroughly enjoy. This is in part thank to Omega for producing the Speedmaster but more credit goes to Duncan Potter at Genesis Watchmaking in Cumbria for returning my newly acquired Speedmaster from a full [...]