Have wrench, will travel.
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.
Have wrench, will travel.
Hindsight might be 20/20 but Foresight will be 2020.
We talk about old things, collection, green suits and technical hitches.
What's your name? TJ Yes, but what's your real name? ...
Pre ripped jeans, faux farms and Sashiko stitching...
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.
Vendi, Vici, V..iPad?
We viciously preserve our time from others, so that we may fritter it on electronic opiates.
Our heroes continue on their quest. Brains and Brawn versus the world.
A walk: The dog and I and my thoughts.
In which the 1857 boys take a leaf out of another wonderful stationery podcast's book
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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The activity or profession of producing advertisements for commercial products or services.
Lifestyle creep occurs when an individual's standard of living improves as their discretionary income rises and former luxuries become new necessities.
Our adventure begins with two heros: one who does not speak much, and one who does.
“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
An old car in a dilapidated condition. "his father got worried about him driving that old jalopy—it wasn't safe"
Teenage Kicks, so hard to beat...
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.
Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness, we fought for these ideals we shouldn't settle for less.
We sit down to chat with self confessed Pen Addict Brad Dowdy. Podcasting, Pen Cases and 3 Pin Plugs
Superstition arises from ignorance, a misunderstanding of science or causality, a positive belief in fate or magic, or fear of that which is unknown.
Consume it, or let it consume you?
If this is tea bring me coffee, and if it is coffee bring me tea!
"bespoke proliferation may be tied to young Hollywood types becoming enamored with custom suits about a decade ago"
𝐻𝑜𝓌 𝒾𝓈 𝓎𝑜𝓊𝓇 𝒽𝒶𝓃𝒹𝓌𝓇𝒾𝓉𝒾𝓃𝑔?
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...
Today we hoist our backpacks high and decant them with vigour, it's a bag dump.
No man e'er was glorious, who was not laborious. ~Benjamin Franklin
Tasks need managed, but who manages the Task Management?
Stu writes, so we talk about how he writes what he writes when he writes his writing.
That's not a knife, THIS is a knife!
A place for everything and everything in place.
The inaugural 1857 book club - Company of One by Paul Jarvis
Moving from A to B. Where A is home and B is work. Solve for C.
Another ███ episode ██ about █████ Privacy.
Stuff, things, gubbins, materialism et al.
“All too often, the rabbit hole is as deep as you have dug it.”
Colour me surprised, TJ has a workflow for something and this time that something is video!
Digital Precipitation... it's the CLOUD
Is your obsolescence being planned for you?
Computational Kindness, or how to treat humans like robots to be nicer.
What we're writing when we write because we are writers. It's the end of Season 1 baby!
Backpacks, Knapsacks, Totes and Messengers. However you haul, it's gotta be done in a bag.
A wonderful extended chat with podcaster, writer, zine'r and stationery supergeek Andy Welfle.
Should Old Acquaintance be forgot, and never thought upon; Happy New Year!
Merry Christmas! Unwrap a very festive episode of 1857!
FOMO. Fear of Missing Out. FOFOMO. Fear of Fear of Missing Out.
Better Done than Perfect? We explore that idea.
Money is finite. You need a budget.
Just how reliant are we on the technology we surround ourselves with, and how much of a bad thing is that?
The topic is there is no topic.
Minimalism. Maximalism. Aesthetic aspiration failures.
"Have you bought a house yet?"
Legacy. Nero, SABLE and what we leave behind.
Nero. The story of a brave little schnauzer.
Gift giving. Suitability? Practicality? Reciprocity? Hydromatic?
Highway to the comfort zone Ride into the comfort zone
Jobbyjob pays the bills, Hobbyjob flexes the skills
£££. It's all about the cash money baby. Cash, credit, debit, Paypal, Monzo. What's it all about?
Focus! Hard to find, difficult to maintain. How does it work in the 21st Century?
Bing. Bloop. Beep. These stories are trending, New Tweets for your perusal, Stu liked your picture of coffee.
We're talking about notifications.
We dive into the archives of our respective pocket notebook collections to pick out some interesting tidbits form our graphite stained pasts.
Extremism means, literally, "the quality or state of being extreme" or the "advocacy of extreme measures or views".
This episode it's all about the catwalk baby! F-A-S-H-I-O-N, or a distinct lack thereof.
Fetch the anointed oils, light the symbolic candles, bring the sacrificial pen. The rituals have begun.
A space for work. Work for a space. Working Space!
We chat transatlantically with our good friend and fellow analog enthusiast, H.C. Marks
Regarding the conceptions we often pre-conceive.
Pen Shows. What are they and why are there no pencils?
Music is life itself. What would this world be without good music? No matter what kind it is - Louis Armstrong
QWERTY. The most under-appreciated set of letters in our modern lives.
Investments! Stationery and stuff rather than cash money and rare metals... or Bitcoin.
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?!
Notebooks : Part 2 Notebooks : Chapter II Notebooks II : Electric Boogaloo Notebooks II : The Legend Continues
Digibattical. What does it mean? Is it a word? Find out inside!
It is handsome, it is pretty It is the 'cast in Belfast city
████ episode ██ about █████ Privacy.
Exhibitionism. Is this a clickbait title? Probably.
It's finally time. This episode is about notebooks.
EDC. Every Day Carry. Minimalist, practical, aspirational? What's it all about?
Stores, shops, retail outlets. Whatever your chosen nomenclature, we talk about 'em and discuss if we would open one.
Processes Smocesses. How we do the things we do. (Spoiler TJ thinks about this way too much)
Click clack. This episode is about Typewriters. SPOILER - TJ's a fan, Stuart's a cynic
Patronage or Sponsorship. The age old question. Also, coffee, drones and Noodling.
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.
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.
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.
We address some feedback, shed some light on the name 1857 and contemplate burnout.
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...
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.
This is the start. The very beginning. A New Beginning if you will...