Beatles Shaving

A Beginner’s Guide to Wet Shaving. Part 3: How to Wet Shave

Welcome to the third and final part of my series on how to wet shave–that is, to shave with a safety or straight razor:...
Clint Eastwood in High Plains Drifter

A Beginner’s Guide to Wet Shaving. Part 2: Razors, Blades and Brushes

Welcome to the second part of my beginner’s guide to wet shaving, that is that is, shaving with a safety or straight razor. This...
James Bond, shaving, Skyfall

A Beginner’s Guide to Wet Shaving. Part 1: Shaving Creams, Soaps and After Shave

I’ve been wet shaving (that is, with a safety or straight razor) for about ten years now. In that time, I’ve tried hundreds of...
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An Interesting Year.

This has been an interesting year. And there’s still so much of it left.  
New Orleans Crash Site (approximate)

An Accident and a Momentary Meeting of Lives

Picture the scene: over the last few days, I’d driven 2,000 miles. Three or four miles left until I got to the hotel in...
Lake Tahoe, California and Nevada (1 of 1)-2

Summer Road Trip!

Following in my tradition, it’s time to go on a mammoth summer Road Trip! It’s what summers were invented for! A couple of years...
Lake Tahoe, California and Nevada (1 of 1)

Standing on the Edge. Lake Tahoe, NV and CA

Lake Tahoe before the storm. Nevada is on the left, California is on the right. Just by looking, you can’t tell where one ends...
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Lovesong

Please check out my story Lovesong. The wonderful Black Heart Magazine published it. I wrote it in the second half of last year, based...
Seely's Skinny House. Mamaroneck, New York

A 10-Foot Wide House. Mamaroneck, New York.

There is a ten-foot wide house in Mamaroneck, New York. Nathan Seely built it in 1932, pretty much with his bare hands. In 1926,...
Nineteenth Century Milestone on the Boston Post Road, Mamaroneck, New York

Milestones on the Boston Post Road, New York

I’d driven passed this tiny little park in Mamaroneck, New York half a dozen times before I decided to stop. I finally had to find out what...