Well I love it

November 22, 2009

Given that Sunday will not exist for me (I leave Los Angeles before midnight on Saturday and arrive in Singapore at midday on Monday, God do I hate the date line) I thought it would make sense to reflect in advance on my latest purchase. I normally buy two to three watches a year, not because of any fetish fueled extravagance on my part I hasten to add. The reason is that I forget to take my watch from time to time when leaving the house in haste for a trip. When that happens I end up getting a new one from the duty free catalogue on the airline, in this case BA. Now I do go for some variety but normally I am conservative. However this time I simply could not resist this. Until you press the button it is simply a black face, then you get the visual clue. It’s two thirty seven in the picture by the way. I love it, more details here.

However, during a skype chat with my daughter about the difference between ethnicity and race (I am enjoying her anthropology degree as much as she is) I made the mistake of sending her the link, expecting admiration. The response I got? A very simple statement: Men ….

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