Fougere Santal, Coffee & The Jinhou:

This morning's shave was excellent. Reef Point's Fougere' Santal is awesome soap. I get nice floral top note with an earthy base of oakmoss and patchouli with a little hint of sandalwood. There must NOT be much sandalwood in it because I don't get any reaction from this soap. Brut goes extremely well with this soap:


The Gold Monkey performed extremely well this morning which resulted in a 2 pass BBS shave along with a touch up on my moustache and neck areas and I'm still using leather only when I strop. While I was blooming my soap and soaking my brush, I whipped out my brand new 8 cup Caribou pour over coffee brewer and brewed some of the best coffee I've ever had:


This method of coffee brewing wins hands down. It's clean, crisp, and packed full of flavor. Just make sure you rinse the filters before brewing and dump the rinse water out and yes this method does work for drip coffee pots.

Retiring The Track 2:

This will be breaking a lot of people's hearts, but I'm retiring my 1970 Gillette Track 2  to my collection and will no longer be u...