I have always loved retro divers – there are a lot of watches out there that are recreations of diving watches from the 1960s. This whole genre of timepiece just appeals to me. These watches echo the past while offering modern movements and features. The diving style makes them sporty, while the retro aspect makes […]

A lot has changed since I first wrote about “Buying Your First Panerai“. The iconic brand has introduced a whole range of smaller watches, for one thing – with minimal water resistance. And other, more familiar models have been slimmed down. There are bright, colorful straps on some models. There also some new and unusual […]

I think that all of us are looking for a watch that defines us. Or rather, we are seeking the watch that defines what we aspire to be. That last statement certainly explains my behaviour for several years. More recently, I have discussed with Adam the types of watches that represent me as a blogger […]

In August of 1997, I was 19 years old and preparing to enter university. I was also completely obsessed with Formula 1. And my ship had come in. The Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA), the governing body of international motorsports such as Formula 1, had just issued me a personnel pass. I had been hired […]