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 [...]
I have not developed a stutter.
Watch watch is an approximate translation of Uhren von UHR who are an interesting watch company from Germany and from whom I have bought my latest.
Their admirable philosophy is simple yet effective; produce high quality, well made watches and sell them at very reasonable prices. Added to which [...]
Watchtastically good news this week, as my Omega Speedmaster will shortly be returning from the very capable hands of Duncan Potter at Genesis Watchmaking in Cumbria. I had to send it off to him, as it is 7 years and probably never been in the hands of a professional watchmaker. From my timing measurements during [...]
I’ve just taken delivery of a new set of electronic kitchen scales, to replace an ancient, cheap and plastic set that had seen better days. Made by Slater and only £12 with a measuring bowl, they’re rather impressive, accurate and easy to use.
Needless to say, the first things I weighed were not foodstuffs….