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30 OCTOBER 2012

The name is Bond, James Bond

A cold, quiet day circa June 1985. I’m bored to death by the inertia of winter. There’s nothing to do so I creep into my older cousin Peter’s room to have a root around. Under his bed is a stack of magazines and a few books. One of them catches my attention. It’s vividly blue [...]

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10 OCTOBER 2012

Dunhill: A proper British tradition

Mad dogs and Englishmen might go out in the midday sun, but they only did so properly dressed – the Englishmen, that is. British style has always been quintessentially proper, minimalist, understated, impeccable and extremely functional. For the war cause, they gave us the pith helmet, for the white hunter came the long-sleeved safari jacket, [...]

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