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    Of all the Suit Makers in All the World, I Had to Walk into Chester Cordite’s…

Of all the Suit Makers in All the World, I Had to Walk into Chester Cordite’s…

I didn’t start this blog with any sense of mounting a crusade but, if I had any sort of a mission, it was to celebrate the people who bring genuine passion and authenticity to a vintage scene often plagued by those eager to sling a ‘vintage’ label on something because it ‘looks old’ and […]

Guest Blog – Dogs and Bikes – a Winning Combo

If you love dogs and/or classic bikes, you’ll love this blog by my friend Rick Parkington. Always worth reading, but particularly so in this post where he says goodbye to Finbar the Irish Terrier. It’s worth sharing in its own right as a piece of writing, but at the end he launches an appeal […]

Kenneth Williams and Friends at the British Library

I’d love to think that I’m so intimately connected on the cultural front that I don’t need Facebook to tell me what’s happening, but it doesn’t half come in handy sometimes. Without a handy post from actor and writer David Benson, I’d have failed to spot a one-off event at the British Library to […]

The Rockabilly Rave – Caution, May Contain Rockabilly

If, as the duke of Wellington pointed out 200 years ago this week, it’s as easy to write a history of a ball as of a battle, then trying to capture last weekend’s Rockabilly Rave at Camber Sands in a single blog post must equate to recording an entire campaign on the back of […]