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Two guys talking about analogue pursuits in a digital world - and a fair amount of nonsense too.

Make the Past, the Present in the Future, this is 1857.

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    Foresight 2020

    Hindsight might be 20/20 but Foresight will be 2020.

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    What's in a Name?

    What's your name? TJ Yes, but what's your real name? ...

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    Faux Heritage

    Pre ripped jeans, faux farms and Sashiko stitching...

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    The Ferocity of the Sun

    The Sun, or Sol is the star at the center of the Solar System. It is a nearly perfect sphere of hot plasma. Humans should fear it, but we don't.

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    Take a Hike

    A walk: The dog and I and my thoughts.

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    Take Note

    In which the 1857 boys take a leaf out of another wonderful stationery podcast's book

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    The Unbearable Overhead of Living

    Two old men complaining about stuff that's actually really minor in the grand scheme of things. Also known as a podcast.

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    Subscriptions

    Smash that subscribe button.

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    Advertising

    The activity or profession of producing advertisements for commercial products or services.

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    Lifestyle Creep

    Lifestyle creep occurs when an individual's standard of living improves as their discretionary income rises and former luxuries become new necessities.

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    Going Green

    “The ultimate test of man’s conscience may be his willingness to sacrifice something today for future generations whose words of thanks will not be heard.” — Gaylord Nelson

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    Jalopies

    An old car in a dilapidated condition. "his father got worried about him driving that old jalopy—it wasn't safe"

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    Fail with a Ph

    Teenage Kicks, so hard to beat...

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    Conflagrated out of Spite

    This episode is about restaurants. (French: [ʁɛstoʁɑ̃], or an eatery, is a business which prepares and serves food and drinks to customers in exchange for money.

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    Health, Wealth and Happiness

    Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness, we fought for these ideals we shouldn't settle for less.

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    Brad Dowdy

    We sit down to chat with self confessed Pen Addict Brad Dowdy. Podcasting, Pen Cases and 3 Pin Plugs

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    Superstitions

    Superstition arises from ignorance, a misunderstanding of science or causality, a positive belief in fate or magic, or fear of that which is unknown.

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    Coffee

    If this is tea bring me coffee, and if it is coffee bring me tea!

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    Bespoke

    "bespoke proliferation may be tied to young Hollywood types becoming enamored with custom suits about a decade ago"

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    Handwriting

    𝐻𝑜𝓌 𝒾𝓈 𝓎𝑜𝓊𝓇 𝒽𝒶𝓃𝒹𝓌𝓇𝒾𝓉𝒾𝓃𝑔?

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    The Work-Space-Time Continuum

    The Work-Space-Time Continuum. Workspaces consist of 3 dimensions, and time is 1-dimensional, space-time must, therefore, be a 4-dimensional object. Or something smart like that...

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    Bag Dump

    Today we hoist our backpacks high and decant them with vigour, it's a bag dump.

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    Manual Labour

    No man e'er was glorious, who was not laborious. ~Benjamin Franklin

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    Task Management

    Tasks need managed, but who manages the Task Management?

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    Stu's Writing Workflow

    Stu writes, so we talk about how he writes what he writes when he writes his writing.

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    Knifey Spooney

    That's not a knife, THIS is a knife!

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    Mise En Place

    A place for everything and everything in place.

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    Company of One

    The inaugural 1857 book club - Company of One by Paul Jarvis

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    Commuting

    Moving from A to B. Where A is home and B is work. Solve for C.

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    Privacy II

    Another ███ episode ██ about █████ Privacy.

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    Stuff

    Stuff, things, gubbins, materialism et al.

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    Rabbitholes

    “All too often, the rabbit hole is as deep as you have dug it.”

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    TJ's Video Workflow

    Colour me surprised, TJ has a workflow for something and this time that something is video!

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    The Cloud

    Digital Precipitation... it's the CLOUD

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    Computational Kindness

    Computational Kindness, or how to treat humans like robots to be nicer.

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    Writing

    What we're writing when we write because we are writers. It's the end of Season 1 baby!

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    Backpacks and Knapsacks

    Backpacks, Knapsacks, Totes and Messengers. However you haul, it's gotta be done in a bag.

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    Andy Welfle

    A wonderful extended chat with podcaster, writer, zine'r and stationery supergeek Andy Welfle.

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    Hogmanay 2018

    Should Old Acquaintance be forgot, and never thought upon; Happy New Year!

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    Christmas 2018

    Merry Christmas! Unwrap a very festive episode of 1857!

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    FOMO

    FOMO. Fear of Missing Out. FOFOMO. Fear of Fear of Missing Out.

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    Done Not Perfect

    Better Done than Perfect? We explore that idea.

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    Digital Reliance

    Just how reliant are we on the technology we surround ourselves with, and how much of a bad thing is that?

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    Topic: No Topic

    The topic is there is no topic.

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    House Buying

    "Have you bought a house yet?"

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    Legacy

    Legacy. Nero, SABLE and what we leave behind.

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    Nero

    Nero. The story of a brave little schnauzer.

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    Gift Giving

    Gift giving. Suitability? Practicality? Reciprocity? Hydromatic?

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    Comfort Zone

    Highway to the comfort zone Ride into the comfort zone

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    Hobbyjobs

    Jobbyjob pays the bills, Hobbyjob flexes the skills

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    £££

    £££. It's all about the cash money baby. Cash, credit, debit, Paypal, Monzo. What's it all about?

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    Focus

    Focus! Hard to find, difficult to maintain. How does it work in the 21st Century?

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    Notifications

    Bing. Bloop. Beep. These stories are trending, New Tweets for your perusal, Stu liked your picture of coffee.

    We're talking about notifications.

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    Archive Dive #1

    We dive into the archives of our respective pocket notebook collections to pick out some interesting tidbits form our graphite stained pasts.

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    Health Extremism

    Extremism means, literally, "the quality or state of being extreme" or the "advocacy of extreme measures or views".

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    Dress Codes & Fashion

    This episode it's all about the catwalk baby! F-A-S-H-I-O-N, or a distinct lack thereof.

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    Rituals

    Fetch the anointed oils, light the symbolic candles, bring the sacrificial pen. The rituals have begun.

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    Working Space

    A space for work. Work for a space. Working Space!

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    H.C. Marks

    We chat transatlantically with our good friend and fellow analog enthusiast, H.C. Marks

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    Preconceptions

    Regarding the conceptions we often pre-conceive.

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    Pen Shows

    Pen Shows. What are they and why are there no pencils?

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    Music

    Music is life itself. What would this world be without good music? No matter what kind it is - Louis Armstrong

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    QWERTY

    QWERTY. The most under-appreciated set of letters in our modern lives.

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    Investments

    Investments! Stationery and stuff rather than cash money and rare metals... or Bitcoin.

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    Jobbyjobs

    Just get a job? Why don't I strap on my job helmet, and squeeze down into a job cannon, and fire off into Jobland, where jobs grow on jobbies?!

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    Notebooks II

    Notebooks : Part 2 Notebooks : Chapter II Notebooks II : Electric Boogaloo Notebooks II : The Legend Continues

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    Digibattical

    Digibattical. What does it mean? Is it a word? Find out inside!

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    Belfast (Live)

    It is handsome, it is pretty It is the 'cast in Belfast city

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    Privacy

    ████ episode ██ about █████ Privacy.

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    Exhibitionism

    Exhibitionism. Is this a clickbait title? Probably.

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    Notebooks

    It's finally time. This episode is about notebooks.

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    EDC

    EDC. Every Day Carry. Minimalist, practical, aspirational? What's it all about?

    Also, guns.

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    Retail

    Stores, shops, retail outlets. Whatever your chosen nomenclature, we talk about 'em and discuss if we would open one.

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    Processes

    Processes Smocesses. How we do the things we do. (Spoiler TJ thinks about this way too much)

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    Typewriters

    Click clack. This episode is about Typewriters. SPOILER - TJ's a fan, Stuart's a cynic

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    Patronage

    Patronage or Sponsorship. The age old question. Also, coffee, drones and Noodling.

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    Languages

    This fine episode is all about languages. Ce bel épisode concerne les langues. Ez a finom epizód a nyelvekről szól. Tato jemná epizoda je o jazycích.

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    Values

    Values. Spiritual, philosophical, cryptocurrency, Brexit. It's a red hot topic episode where we run the gambit on what we value, and how we do it.

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    Routines

    Routines? How do they work? Do they work? What does TJ know about wine? What's a Segway? What's wrong with TJ's car? All these questions and more answered, right here on this episode of 1857.

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    Burnout

    We address some feedback, shed some light on the name 1857 and contemplate burnout.

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    Collections

    Collections. One accumulation too far or conscious curation? We talk about books, pencils, pens, wine, watches and try and work out what 10,000 days is in years...

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    Travelling

    Episode II is all about Travelling. Where, Why, How, When. Travel stationery, plan ahead or scavenge? Ephemeral memories. Oh, and a doomsday kindle. 1857. The Podcast about making the past, the present, in the future.

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    New Beginnings

    This is the start. The very beginning. A New Beginning if you will...

    1. The Podcast about making the past, the present, in the future.
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