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Tinker Tailor Soldier Style: Recreating the 70s Spy

December 28, 2011


Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy has a lot going for it. For one, the plot already carries enough weight to pique the interest of the most plebeian of us all- a spy story┬áthat centers on Smiley called out of retirement to hunt down a mole within MI6, lovingly referred to by Le Carre as “The Circus”; […]

It’s NOT called a “Jumper”: Dunhill Shawl Collar Wool Cardigan

December 28, 2011


Really weird colloquialisms abound down under- a week into our first Melbourne winter and we were scrambling around K-mart for a comforter except that they don’t call it a comforter or quilt here, it’s a freaking “dooner” and while I can’t be bothered by the entomology surrounding the word; my interest was piqued when out […]