Hello again everyone. 2015 and most of 2016 was a long tedious mission, which I really hated by the end. But that's in the past now.
A few weeks ago I started a new and very different job, which I really like.
Also, it's my birthday today, double nickels! And so when I got the e-mail this...
What have you got? (note: not uniform tunics, bomber jackets or uniform jackets, just uniform top coats)
1970s Green German field coat, with detachable lining like this:
1950s London Metropolitan Police db great coat (black buttons)
1970s London Metropolitan Police db car coat...
Hello chaps, I've been MIA for a very looong time I know. Partly due to my job, partly personal, partly travelling.
Anyway, I'm now back in the field (occasionally - with the Swedish National Guard on an Infantry Insert Company) and I was wondering what kind of field watches (those of you who...
...simply grabbing a 3-pack of black socks in my sports store or supermarket for about 10 euros, as and when I need them..and that might be when I am buying the makings for chicken fajitas on a Friday evening...or when I'm buying new trainers for one of my sons....but not often as I probably...
As research for one of my papers, possibly a book later, I am in need of official or reliable websites detailing certain first World War statistics e.g . Ratio of officers to men BEF land forces only, gallantry medals (i.e not Campaign gongs ) awarded per capita to a, officers b, enlisted men...
Going by emblem alone, Citroen should be called Chevron, Vauxhall should be called Wyvern (they had a model in the 50s called Wyvern), Saab should be called Grip (which is Swedish for Griffin, there was a Saab car trim/engine mod called Griffin, as well as a Saab fighter jet), Renault should be...
I'm not including heavy goods vehicles, buses, plant, off road machines, mortorbikes etc. Only street legal cars, pickups and vans
VW Group (V.A.G was only slang it was never called V.A.G)
I've got a 1980s Oakland A's baseball jacket, the all green plasticy (nylon? polyester? I dunno) distressed look bomber jacket version, as opposed to the satiny official ones for the team.
Now, the thing is this, the jacket is huge on me because I was huge back then. Is there anyway of...
....On the fashion forum is the Endless stream of threads complaning about the lack of hats,ties, 3 piece suits, heavy woollen overcoats and umbrellas, and the same old tradders complaining about jeans, trainers, shorts, short sleeved shirts, black suits and so on...the clue is in the title...
Not about excitement or exhiliration at speed.
This is about fun or boredom from everyday use:
2. Fiats (500, X19, Panda, 600 - London, Maderia, Sweden, Italy - fun wherever I've driven them )
3. Small Korean/Japanese cars
4. Jaguars (especially my friend's C Type...