Horologist. Ornithologist. Chef & recipe creator. Superbike enthusiast & rallyist. Interior designer. Wildlife photographer.
Clearly a man to know, if you ever go to Yercaud, India.
The painting at the MFA in Boston… And the sculpture that inspired it, a mere five feet away. I tried to replicate the exact angle.
NYTimes: College, the Great Unleveler
Just read the first paragraph: “Educational hobo jungles.”
NYTimes: When May I Shoot a Student?
Have we returned to the days of the Wild West?
"In most cities, it’s easy to assimilate into young, nomadic groups in hostel lounges and dance club floors. But London proved to be a cold place."
Olympians Stand Tall in Their Onesies
A one-piece outfit has became a surprise hit at the Sochi Olympic Games.
The brand has gone for a louche American Apparel style, its website filled with beautiful young things partying and posing as provocatively as one can in giant toddler clothes.
Could Michelle Kwan be the next first lady of Rhode Island?
Clay Pell, scion of a famous political family and husband of figure skater Michelle Kwan, announces his campaign for Rhode Island governor.
Truly odd - but stranger things have happened in Rhode Island before.
Artisanal Pencil Sharpening
Every line of this is a gem…
REACQUAINT YOURSELF WITH THE PLEASURES OF A HAND-SHARPENED PENCIL. In New York’s Hudson River Valley, craftsman David Rees still practices the age-old art of manual pencil sharpening. His artisanal service is perfect for artists, writers, and standardized test takers. Shipped with their shavings and a “certificate of sharpening,” these extra-sharp pencils make wonderful gifts.
Traditionally people mail in their pencils to be sharpened; however David now offers a new service: He will provide the pencil.
Additionally, in case you were sold on getting this service… too bad:
PLEASE NOTE: I AM NOT TAKING ORDERS FOR NEW PENCILS UNTIL 2014. I APOLOGIZE FOR THE INCONVENIENCE.