Archive | March, 2018

50 years of Lamborghini Espada and Islero

One of the two vehicles shown on the stand in Essen is a Series III Espada from 1976. During the ten years in which the Lamborghini Espada was in production, 1968-1978, nearly 1.300 examples were produced in three series (S1: 1968 – 1970, S2: 1970 – 1972, S3: 1972 – 1978), making it the second-best […]

This Is Not An Act Of Ego

*Kabomo speaking to Kabomo at 03:17 in the morning. This is not an act of ego. This is an act of self love. Shut up… I am trying to save myself here. I stand in front of a mirror as the sun peaks above the skyscrapers and utter these words to myself. Then I quickly […]

The Social Game Changer …

Aah yes, the Social Game Changer. One of the most fascinating aspects of modern sociology. It is, however, not a foreign concept. We have all witnessed the effects, maybe even you yourself have taken up the role at one point. Let me give you a scenario. The setting can be any type of social get […]

A. Designed. Life. (Part 2)

NORMAL/ BORING After a night of revelry with his boys, Ms. P is ripe for the picking. she spends the night, is treated to a lovely breakfast in bed and a follow-up day of shopping, coffees in street cafes, bumping into friends with introduction, promises and plans for diner and lunches for weeks to come. A couple of […]

Letting Go. Celebrate Life.

Ever since I can remember I’ve played the responsible role. In every situation and every relationship. I gained independence from a very young age, something which happens to kids who start making money too early. To me, failure was never an option, it still isn’t. Sometimes I catch myself wishing for less in order to […]

Jaguar E-Pace

Legacy is something that is built over years and is something that you have to consider when dealing with brands that have been around for a very long time. Jaguar is that brand that is not for everyone, it has its people and they like things in a certain way and done with certain precision. […]

A. Designed. Life. (Part 1)

THE INTEREST Mr. K walks into the restaurant to meet his brothers for brunch. He is wearing his customary navy sports jacket, navy slim fit chinos, brown brogues a t-shirt and a pink pocket square to add a pop of color to his weekend ensemble. He walks past a table of fresh faced ladies. all […]

Mercedes Benz 300 SL

It’s the early 1950’s, less than a decade since the devastating World War II. Europe is gorging itself, almost as if to try and make up for the years it can never have back. America is booming. Instant gratification is the order of the day. Importer of luxury cars, Max Hoffman sees the opportunity to […]

The Benefits of Sleep

Today we are going to focus on resting and rejuvenating this gorgeous organ. Two things are important when it comes to resting your brain, i.e. the quality and quantity of your sleep. I don’t know about you, but for me, anxiety, resulted in hectic bouts of insomnia that left me feeling helpless and even resentful. […]

Orphaned — Perpetually bereaved

Somehow, you know it when you are engaging in pillow talk with someone who you have no business having pillow talk with: it is characteristically awkward… there is no intimacy and rather than being relaxed, minds are racing with a million different ideas of getting out. But pillow talk is polite, and manners never killed […]