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by matt321
Fri Oct 14, 2011 6:54 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Winston Churchill
Replies: 62
Views: 13503

Re: Winston Churchill

....Of course Churchill is known to have worn Penhaligon's Blenheim Bouquet Cologne.... From my vast store of knowledge (wikipedia): Penhaligon's Blenheim Bouquet was created in 1902 and was the company's first bespoke fragrance for the Duke of Marlborough at Blenheim Palace. The palace is the birt...
by matt321
Fri Oct 14, 2011 11:09 am
Forum: General
Topic: Calling a spade a bloody shovel!
Replies: 33
Views: 9145

Alex Karpenko, 35, who teaches English, was taught how to shave with everyday objects by his Second World War veteran grandfather.

I see a computer in the photo and he speaks English, so you figure he would fit-right-in on SMF.
by matt321
Thu Oct 13, 2011 3:57 pm
Forum: The Gentlemen's Parlor
Topic: Steve Jobs' Legacy
Replies: 26
Views: 3132

Another opinion... this from Market-Ticker forum http://market-ticker.org/ Steve Jobs? Oh sure, he "gave you what you wanted." But he did it, and turned Apple into a household name with massive profits, by exploiting child and near-slave labor to the point that their contract factories in China have...
by matt321
Tue Oct 11, 2011 10:54 am
Forum: ShutterBug Shaver
Topic: Crescent Lake in the Olympic National Forest
Replies: 7
Views: 2735

Good pictures of a beautiful spot, one of my favorites. I hope you also went up the Elwha River and perhaps saw Hurricane Ridge. Thanks! We did drive up to Hurricane Ridge. Beautiful place for sure. http://s1.postimage.org/1e3pe84n8/IMG_2557s.jpg Live Web Cam (same view as photo but live): http://w...
by matt321
Tue Oct 11, 2011 7:18 am
Forum: The Gentlemen's Parlor
Topic: Dads
Replies: 10
Views: 1739

Great story. I did a little of this sort for my dad back in the day. Wish I had done more now looking back. He certainly deserved it.
by matt321
Mon Oct 10, 2011 6:13 pm
Forum: ShutterBug Shaver
Topic: Cape Cod National Seashore 50 years on
Replies: 8
Views: 3085

Nice place to hang out. 8) I was nine years old in 1961, but I don't really remember Kenedy doing this. Glad he did. Really nice color rendition on the photos and good sharpness too. Your 500x355 size images have a little larger file size than my 712x400 that I just posted. Maybe you have less compr...
by matt321
Mon Oct 10, 2011 2:54 pm
Forum: ShutterBug Shaver
Topic: Crescent Lake in the Olympic National Forest
Replies: 7
Views: 2735

Crescent Lake in the Olympic National Forest

A few vacation snapshots from Washington last month. These were taken at Crescent Lake in the Olympic National Forest. http://www.shavemyface.com/gallery/albums/userpics/14358/normal_IMG_2537s.jpg http://www.shavemyface.com/gallery/albums/userpics/14358/normal_IMG_2539s.jpg http://www.shavemyface.co...
by matt321
Sun Oct 09, 2011 9:44 am
Forum: ShutterBug Shaver
Topic: Swallow Tailed Kite Video
Replies: 3
Views: 2355

Swallow Tailed Kite Video

I shot this video in our backyard in August with my point-n-shoot digital still camera in video mode. The bird shown is a swallow tailed kite and is an unusual, hawk-like creature of these parts.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=pl ... 3_37_9GCEc
by matt321
Sun Oct 09, 2011 9:11 am
Forum: The Gentlemen's Parlor
Topic: Autumn days and ex-wives
Replies: 47
Views: 13501

Squire wrote:Just got a phone call from an ex-wife to remind me we were married 28 years ago today. Pleasant conversation.


I think she likes you! 8)
by matt321
Sun Oct 09, 2011 9:06 am
Forum: The Gentlemen's Parlor
Topic: funeral
Replies: 12
Views: 1125

My preference is the celebratory: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p0SpwEdU5ak Some are happy, and some are sad. I attended a funeral a while back of a fine young man whose life ended unexpectedly. At the end of the small service they asked the public to leave as the family made their last goodbyes. ...
by matt321
Sat Oct 08, 2011 12:06 pm
Forum: Shaving Creams & Hard Soaps
Topic: Klar Kabinett Soap -Initial Impressions
Replies: 82
Views: 19333

Rotated to Klar Kabinett today, and as usual it was very gratifying. I love this soap.

I have plenty in reserve, but my hoarding instinct says get more! (This from the same inner voice that told me I need 20+ straight razors. :roll: )
by matt321
Thu Oct 06, 2011 10:26 pm
Forum: Shaving Creams & Hard Soaps
Topic: Video : How to lather a soft italian shaving soap.
Replies: 28
Views: 3945

+1

I've always found the amount of added water to be key.
by matt321
Thu Oct 06, 2011 9:54 pm
Forum: Shaving Creams & Hard Soaps
Topic: Standard Soap Company
Replies: 2
Views: 630

That's exactly what I was thinking.

It doesn't really matter. Still, I'm curious.
by matt321
Thu Oct 06, 2011 10:34 am
Forum: Shaving Creams & Hard Soaps
Topic: Standard Soap Company
Replies: 2
Views: 630

Standard Soap Company

Know anything about these guys... said to be Europe's largest contract soap and toiletries manufacturer?

http://www.standardsoap.co.uk/contactus.htm
by matt321
Wed Oct 05, 2011 8:03 pm
Forum: Shaving Creams & Hard Soaps
Topic: Video : How to lather a soft italian shaving soap.
Replies: 28
Views: 3945

Great video. No plops of lather falling and flying everywhere and yet a very nice end result.
by matt321
Wed Oct 05, 2011 2:25 pm
Forum: The Gentlemen's Parlor
Topic: Cool day
Replies: 27
Views: 2098

fallingwickets wrote:tweed jacket? are those the ones gents used to wear going up everest?? If so, where does one go to buy one??

clive
Like this unisex one???

Image
by matt321
Sat Oct 01, 2011 8:04 pm
Forum: The Gentlemen's Parlor
Topic: British TV: two excellent series
Replies: 104
Views: 11301

He also is meant to demonstrate reality in the pre-WWI era of how the industrial revolution had impacted the landowners' estate incomes. As new money was created in cities, the estates started to suffer. Lots of cost keeping up the holdings, and pretty hard if your tenants move into the city for ot...
by matt321
Fri Sep 30, 2011 12:27 pm
Forum: Straight Razors
Topic: pierre-thiers-historical Razor (Tiptle)
Replies: 3
Views: 2448

Nice work on the web site.

I've never seen one of these in person. They have a cool history that's for sure.

I wonder who was first to use the "tiptle" acronym.
by matt321
Sat Sep 24, 2011 7:21 pm
Forum: Shaving Creams & Hard Soaps
Topic: RazoRock Italian Master Barber Limited Edition Soap - Review
Replies: 18
Views: 3643

For the Roman Numeral challenged like me:
RazoRock MCMXXIV ?
looking it up now