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[[SPOILER]] 17. Black RunBlack Run by Antonio ManziniMy rating: 3 of 5 starsRocco Schiavone is a Roman cop who has been exiled to the snowbound North after landing in some serious trouble. He hates the place and yearns to return home. He is unprepared for what he encounters when called to attend a gruesome death on the mountain ski run.The degree of damage to the corpse makes identification very difficult, but forensics helps Rocco to eventually identify the dead man as a...
[[SPOILER]] 16. The Lost SailorsThe Lost Sailors by Jean-Claude IzzoMy rating: 3 of 5 starsA freighter is stuck in the port of Marseilles due to the bankruptcy of the owner. All of the crew have left except for the Lebanese captain Abdul, the Greek first mate Diamantis and a Turkish seaman, Nedim.Each of these men is staying for his own reasons, that became clear after a while. They are taciturn and insular men, unable to share their concerns with one another, and unsure...
Can't remember his name, but there was a member here a while ago whose idea of design was to cut holes in shirts, ties, etc. Has he made a comeback?
Couldn't say; it's years since I bought them, and can't recall what I paid.
Phi today. I went to the Tauer launch last night and enjoyed many free G&Ts along with the frags. I couldn't decide on anything on the night, so I decided to head back to my samples and re-acquaint myself with some of my favourites. This one didn't do it for me in the end; overwhelmingly floral and somewhat sneezy. I will probably end up being boring and buying LDDM, if only because my sample is almost done.
I can definitely agree with that. In previous sales, I have picked up; Kiton, Brioni, Ferragamo, Borrelli, Stefano Ricci, Marinella, Tallbott, Zegna, T&A, etc.
Today I am wearing the entire Tauer range, just about. I went to the launch of the Tauer line in Australia. I intended to buy LDDM, but smelled Incense Extreme, Phi and Tuberose and couldn't decide what I wanted. I ran my vintage Jicky past the cognoScenti there, and they all agreed that it is in great shape.
Both of my Henleys were acetate. I found them very toughBoth of them were acetate. I found them very strong - I've stood on them and not broken the frame.Good luck with the op shops; that sort of thing would be a great find.
I've bought two Henley frames now, and they are both excellent.
Why not ask her? She replied to my email the next day.
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