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Monday, November 30, 2020

An Iconic German Watch Brand being Re-Launched


The re-birth of an Iconic German Watch Brand.

How exciting it must be to re-launch a brand that has been in the family for generations!
Jonas Bley is currently busy with the production and shipment of the first watches of the relaunched Wegner Watches brand. With a lot of history, he surely has some anecdotes to share:

“While the (hi-)story of Eugen Wegner and the watch business has always been present in my childhood home, none of us really dared to venture into that field, lacking the experience. My grandmother (a goldsmith) and her brother (a watchmaker) are the only family members who used to learn the trade of watchmaking and goldsmithing. During high school I interned at my grandmother’s studio for a short while, but that is long time ago.


In 2017 I came across one of the old Hevelius pockets watches, which was sold by a trader in Moscow. It was the tipping point for me to finally try and restart the business. However, reviving the family business for us also means that do not outsource our manufacturing. Our products are close to our heart and we want to have as much control over the process and quality as possible. Therefore, in absence of any personal qualification as watchmaker or goldsmith, it has been of utmost importance for us to find excellent watchmakers and goldsmiths to be part of our revival team from day one reviving the family business.” - Jonas Bley in November 2020.

Those interested in the timepieces can now pledge their support on Kickstarter Eugen Wegner

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Toasting my Way to Stardom


Again? Yes. Every morning. Toast. Like this. Or a variation thereof. Sometimes a bit darker. Most times with cheese. Or jam. Or one with jam and one with cheese. Depends.

According to some sources, like, having a simple routine that addresses certain daily tasks makes one more effective and thus successful.

Nowadays, "if there is no photo, it did not happen" and therefore I post what I toast on social media. And while it is a bit of fun for me, I am surprised about the comments. People ask me, daily, Again? Yes. Every morning. Toast. It makes me wonder what people eat, if this is too boring for them. Maybe ya'll can leave me your one week meal plan in the comments?

Meanwhile, this effectiveness-enhancer has yet to make me a Millionaire... Maybe it really is about T-Shirts and not breakfast?

Monday, November 16, 2020

High Risk Furniture


Makes it 18 % Dangerous!

Thursday, November 12, 2020

Looks Easy Enough


And just how often did you think: I wonder what happened if I had taken the other option....

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Atlas Gourmet Market - Staycation

Atlas Gourmet Market: Located at the landmark Four Seasons Place connected to Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur, they claim to bring you the world's finest food, drinks and experience.

They got that right. We went for an amazing brunch. And liked the concept. Sit anywhere and order from any of the shops and have only one bill. I could do this again. It can be really hard to get good parma ham and such. Atlas has that down pat. Only the beer selection is a bit thin.

In particular one has to comment on the outstanding service provided by the chap in the oyster / seafood station. He went all out to make sure that everything was done just right. 

Place makes perfect sense if you are on a staycation. Once done boozing, just zip upstairs and pass out watching the sun set over the PETRONAS towers. 

Thursday, November 5, 2020

Keep Your Mouth Shut - Keep Your Money


How to avoid a big bill: don't say nothing!

Tuesday, November 3, 2020

A thought...

 ... for a blog post occoured to me while shopping for Wiskey. Just now, when I tried to remember what it was about, I had forgotten it all. It WAS to be really funny.

Anyway, tonight we are going local. Trying a Malaysian made wiskey that has won a heap of awards.