1. Sometimes it's Good to Break Rules

    Day 1 with the Tudor Black Bay; I'd like to say that this was the first picture I'd taken of it, but I actually wore it out of the store and put it back in the box when I got home for this shot

    It’s funny how things work sometimes. How you can be so dead set on a plan and figure that things will happen that way because, well, it’s your plan, and you can do everything ...

    Updated Oct 13, 2016 at 02:19 PM by Raza

  2. Weekend Recap: Game of Thrones was amazing, the world ended, and a personal victory

    It's time for us to reflect on the weekend. And that's "weekend" with three Es, not the misspelled Canadian R&B singer. Sometimes things happen in the world that are so significant, you just have to say something about it.

    Game of Thrones
    Okay, so it's not from the finale, but that was one of the best moments in GoT history


    Updated Jul 1, 2016 at 08:23 PM by Raza

  3. Stop. Watch.

    A vintage Omega Speedmaster

    I love dive watches. My feelings about the Seiko MM300 are well documented. But if dive watches, for me, are primarily a way to capture the imagination and create a way out of the mental prisons we invariably create for ourselves in our modern lives, there is a type of watch that tugs very ...
  4. The Seiko Marinemaster 300m and the Virtue of Not Caring

    The Seiko Marinemaster 300m

    No matter the size of your collection, it’s always going to have a few stars. A couple of watches that are often seen at special occasions (though not only at special occasions, for many), watches that you want to wear whenever something important is happening in your life. For me, those two watches are my TAG Heuer Monaco Vintage and my ...

    Updated Sep 2, 2015 at 01:40 PM by Raza

  5. What's in a Watch?

    It’s an odd and unexplainable thing. I get asked it by people once they find out about it. Why watches? What makes watches so damn interesting? Sure, we live in a world where people in my coveted 18 to 49 age bracket say things like “I just check the time on my phone” and “That should have Bluetooth” and “Instagram is totally a verb” (I’m almost completely vexed by people just a few years my junior, really). But at the same time, as people retreat into their digital pocket watch equivalents, ...
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