Nightmare Before Christmas Gifts
Dec07

Nightmare Before Christmas Gifts

It’s almost Christmas and that means just one thing in our house: The Nightmare Before Christmas, Tim Burton’s musical animation masterpiece. We have a tradition of watching The Nightmare Before Christmas before Christmas (as after or during is terribly unseemly). We don’t follow the tradition every year primarily because we’re forgetful but also we wouldn’t want it to become a ritual. From ritual...

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Places I Can’t Afford In Spain
Dec03

Places I Can’t Afford In Spain

If you’ve ever wondered what sort of places currently for sale in Spain I’d like to live in but can’t afford because a lottery win and/or an obscenely rich uncle suddenly passing still eludes me then this article’s appearance may well form nearly a whole minute of your lucky day! Santa Ponsa, Mallorca Listing 9 bedrooms and 9 bathrooms make up this gorgeous villa but it’s the great-looking pool and those...

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Fashion Faves – Saskia De Brauw
Nov30

Fashion Faves – Saskia De Brauw

I’m not a fashion photographer – or a photographer at all if I’m brutally honest – but if I were and I wanted a photoshoot with someone who could convey “mad as a bag of frogs” in her poses then it’s probably Dutch model Saskia de Brauw who I’d turn to. Here’s why. “Er… Saskia? Saskia?” “Uh huh? What?” “Just… wondering… er… what...

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The Hairstyles Of Adolf Hitler
Oct25

The Hairstyles Of Adolf Hitler

Adolf Hitler – you’ve probably heard of him – had a style all his own. The Hitler moustache, of course, was fashioned after the comic actor Charlie Chaplin’s, whose movies were Hitler’s favourites; Chaplin, it has to be said, was not so fond of the films featuring the German leader. But when it came to hair only Hitler could get away with the slicked side parting. It was smart. It looked sharp, clean,...

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Ridgid Tools Calendars
Oct18

Ridgid Tools Calendars

I’m not sure what route I took while clicking along the information superhighway (are all the kids still calling it that these days?) but I ended up in a little town of George Petty pin up girl artwork, liked what I saw, asked around, and then stumbled upon a calendar he’d produced for a company called Ridgid. You know how it is then; you have a few drinks and before you know it you’re staring at another calendar,...

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1970s Porno Style
Oct05

1970s Porno Style

If you ever take a look at the pictures of a pornographic magazine from the 1970s – and if I know you half as well as I think I do then I know you do – then you’ll no doubt have been blown away by the awesome pre-sex fashions and sex-location styling on display. Let’s take a quick look at some truly amazing displays from the golden age of porno publications. It’s a party – you can tell from that one...

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