a muse and a child's toy. these are things i love and the life i lead.

fall nights.

homemade soup on the stove. tea leaves in the kettle. camp socks on my feet. i’m in love with these cooler nights. 


I am not a rich man, at least, not in the way a lot people rate wealth, and I cannot throw a whole bunch of money at companies that produce product that I adore.  

I can however make small contributions and take pretty decent photographs of the products I do purchase when they arrive.

I recently made my second purchase from saltandsteel, the first was the Captains Ice Chest, the second was their coffee mug, and once again I have been blessed with a wonderful product from wonderful people.

Salt & Steel predominately produce items and clothing for the great adventurers out there, the people that are discovering the void and making their own way on this beautiful Earth.  That being said, their products are also perfect for those of us that spend cold Autumn and Winter days and nights in the workshop developing new leather products, hashing out car and motorcycle engines, or what ever it may be that keeps the light inside of us burning.

Many of you have likely visited their site at some point, but some of you may not.  Go ahead, treat yourself to a fresh cup of coffee from their Cafe Mug, warm your head with one their cozy beanies, or just decorate your life with a bunch of their stickers.

Pay them a visit, you won’t regret it.

Salt & Steel : Ian Norris

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Bon Iver & St. Vincent

Original Motion Picture Soundtrack The Twilight Saga: New Moon


It’s autumn now, so.

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WikiHouse Unveils World’s First Two-Storey Open-Source House at London Design Festival | Via

WikiHouse, the open-source platform for designing and sharing house designs that anyone can be manufacture and assemble in days with no construction skills, has unveiled ‘ 4.0′ their first ever two-storey design at this year’s London Design Festival. Built by a team of volunteers and costing less than £50,000, the new prototype on display at The Building Centre also demonstrates the possibilities of other open source systems, with the code for the electrics, ventilation system and sensors all available on open-source platforms.

The prototype aims to educate visitors to the London Design Festival about how the WikiHouse works, with the interior layers of the building being exposed in places to show how the CNC-manufactured timber structure fits together, and how it becomes air-tight and waterproof through the use of Tyvek waterproofing and Equitone fibre cement cladding. The building also invites people to explore the rooftop terrace, the first time that a WikiHouse construction has incorporated a second storey.

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that colorado mountain high. #lovelifelaughter

that colorado mountain high. #lovelifelaughter

this day was a good day.

this day was a good day.

i need an emotional support person. i feel all alone all the time. this week has compounded this feeling 1000 times. 


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