Month: May 2014

Smarter AND fitter?

Whilst checking out all these proposed and often silly phone extension wrist fads and smart watches I came across a very different sort of smart watch – and OK I accept it’s not really the conventional watch, but is anything… Read More ›

Budget Fashion

The thing about fashion and designer watches is that often they are accompanied by a price tag reflecting the ego aspirations of the designer. In other words, just a tad pricey!  So it’s very to note a model that not… Read More ›


Isn’t is nice to come across a British watchmaker that really excels in making you wonder just that little bit and able to produce a watch that infinitely intrigues you the first time you clap eyes on it. Such is… Read More ›

ABC – ups and downs

It’s a funny old business – height and the measurement thereof.   I mention this in passing only as the ABC model watches that are around at the moment all feature an Altimeter.   Though in actual fact they are to all… Read More ›

Size matters

Whilst I have recently featured Casio G Shock models and of course applaud them for all sorts of reasons, not least the “tough” movement protection and functionality, I still have one main concern and that is “SIZE”. For me and… Read More ›

Buying from Japan

So a perfect transaction with shoppinginjapan and a pleasure to do business with and in a pretty quick delivery – only being held a few days at UK Customs until import charge paid. The charges can be paid either online or phone and if you use your tracking info, once you see it is held – simply phone them up and pay – saves you waiting for their letter. The watch is released the same day

From the Orient

Always had a liking for the orient Watch Company ever since I first spotted it many years ago in Singapore.  It seemed to me at that time to produce models that were excellent as regards reliability and quality, especially considering… Read More ›

Hot air it’s not!

Well with that Post title it has to mean something – right?   I’m talking about a watch brand I’ve always had a soft spot for and that’s the German made Zeppelin.   Of course the “airship” Zeppelin actually used gasses such… Read More ›