Browsing All Posts published on »March, 2010«

Social Suicide

March 22, 2010


Fancy a twist in your tailoring or a story to your suit? Pop down to Social Suicide in London’s Soho, and you’ll find just that. Social Suicide not only makes their individually hand-tailored suits and jackets from the finest fabrics and to the highest standards, but also each challenges the preconceived notions of what a […]

Panerai’s Rise – From humble origins to stars in their Panerai’s.

March 19, 2010


  Panerai today are known as exclusive timepieces with a rich history dating back to the 1930s, but just what are the origins of these unique, oversized watches, worn by the rich and famous, and just why do they command such devotion from collectors around the World? Panerai started out in Florence, Italy when Giovanni […]


March 17, 2010


Okay, so this month’s playlist is a tribute to the fantastic Australian independant label Modular. I’ve pretty much liked everyone they’ve signed, and been lucky enough to see a lot of these artists play live. There’s an eclectic mix, but it’s all good. Enjoy. Whitest Boy Alive – Golden Cage Jonathan Boulet – A Community […]

Raising the bar at Brooklyn Heights.

March 15, 2010


On a recent visit stateside, I had the pleasure of visiting the Brooklyn Heights Wine Bar, nestled on the corner of Henry and Cranberry Street, in historic Brooklyn Heights. This cosy little bar and eatery is the brainchild of Mark Lahm, owner of the nearby Henry’s End restaurant, and James Montemarano, owner of Cranberry’s Deli […]

Scrambled Eggs, Dublo style.

March 15, 2010


My recipe for scrambled eggs, one of my favourite dishes. Melt two tablespoons of salted butter into a saucepan on a low heat. (I prefer Beurre D’Isigny) Crack in four eggs. (Moran eggs are the best, if you can get them.) Beat with a wooden fork, adding in cracked black pepper and chopped chives. Add […]

French leave.

March 14, 2010


Hello and welcome to the new format double o’ nothing. As you can see, I’ve opted for a more suitable theme and changed the banner. I hope that this will make the site easier to navigate and more enjoyable to read. My apologies to those of you who were awaiting updates, but, as I have spent […]

From Big Fry to the small time, George Lazenby in On Her Majesty’s Secret Service.

March 3, 2010


In 1967 Sean Connery famously quit the role of superspy James Bond with the words “never again” leaving the producers with the seemingly impossible task of finding another actor to slip into the tuxedo. Connery had put his stamp on the character, and was Bond to most of the world. So how were they to […]

Boyd’s Zone – How architect Robin Boyd influenced Australia.

March 2, 2010


Robin Boyd was a seminal Australian architect and author, and a member of the exceptionally talented Boyd family that included, among others, the novelist Martin Boyd and the renowned Australian painter, Arthur Boyd. Robin Boyd was a pioneer in Australia’s modern architecture, and is arguably the country’s most influential architect, with his innovative designs finding […]

The Greatest Escape. Steve McQueen’s Ferrari 250 GT Lusso.

March 2, 2010


Steve McQueen is probably best known for the iconic scene in The Great Escape where he attempts to jump a captured German Wehrmacht BMW R75 (actually a tricked up Triumph TRG Trophy) over the fences that separate him from the Swiss boarder and freedom. This scene really shows us the heart of Steve McQueen. Here […]