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The ship graveyard

le Wednesday 14 March 2012byJoe the "tire-remover"

My new homeland is a region of seamens. Lorient’s origins goes back to 1666. At that time, the Compagnie des Indes orientales was just founded, 2 years ago actually, and decided the set its headquarters in this freshly created port. Later, in 1688, it was the Marine Royale’s turn to establish there, thanks to Colbert’s… Read more

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Crockett and Jones Oxford shoes

le Friday 05 August 2011byRomano as "the garagerocker"

English are to me the best shoemakers of the world. An example illustrating those words, and not one of the least, with Crockett and Jones. The Hallam shoe is one of their great classics. It’s a basic Oxford with a straight cap coming in a smooth chocolate leather. The sole is Goodyear Welted, also in… Read more

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