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Sustainability and our clothing – part 2


The following text was first posted on my Instagram over 10 posts recently, but to be honest I thought it might have the legs to be posted to the blog as well. It does pretty much sum up a lot of my thoughts on sustainability related to clothing and covers a number of points that tend not to be mentioned…

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Sustainability and our clothing – part 1


The following text was first posted on my Instagram over 10 posts recently, but to be honest I thought it might have the legs to be posted to the blog as well. It does pretty much sum up a lot of my thoughts on sustainability related to clothing and covers a number of points that tend not to be mentioned…

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More small brands you might be interested in…


I often find myself liking what the smaller brands are up to. Smaller brands are leaner, more dedicated, less desperate to take over the world. I might be hopelessly blue-eyed, but think of it like this: If I convert my grand vision of the most sublime waistcoat ever into being and make 50 of them, I only need to find…

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The Garmsman Dozen #18: Paul from Minneapolis


Welcome to the 18th instalment of the “Garmsman Dozen” question and answer session. The response so far has been tremendous. Did you miss earlier ones? There are links at the end of the page. This week we welcome to the Garmsman Paul Buttenhof from the US! 1. Who are you, where do you live and what interests you? My name…

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5 things I just do not do


Those of you that have followed me for a while have a fair idea of the sort of things I like and do. Let’s face it, coming up to 6 years now, I’m pretty well documented! Today though, I’m going to go into the ever popular revelatory mode and give you a little insight into 5 things I just do…

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The Garmsman Dozen #17: Pythagore from New York


Welcome to the 17th instalment of the “Garmsman Dozen” question and answer session. The response so far has been tremendous. Did you miss earlier ones? There are links at the end of the page. This week we welcome to the Garmsman Dozen Pythagore from the US! 1. Who are you, where do you live and what interests you? “My name…

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The Garmsman Dozen #16: Pete from Australia


Welcome to the 16th instalment of the “Garmsman Dozen” question and answer session. The response so far has been tremendous. Did you miss earlier ones? There are links at the end of the page. This week we welcome to the Garmsman Dozen Pete from Australia! 1. Who are you, where do you live and what interests you? My name’s Pete,…

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5 shoes I would never wear


These days I’m doing a fair bit of travelling for work, an arduous task that provides ample opportunity for doing a spot of people-gazing. Or as is more often the case in these days where you should not catch anyone’s eye, looking at what people are wearing on their feet. Seeing how many Norwegian men wear really awful shoes, even…

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Trip report: Glastonbury and a bit of the South-West corner of the UK


Mid May it was time to visit the sceptred Isles of Great Britain for another getaway mini-break. Learning from previous experiences regarding the absolute density of experiences in the UK, we planned less travel and more local exploring this time. This also means spending less valuable time moving from overnight accommodation to new overnight accommodation, which again helps to avoid energy loss. This…

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