DIVERSIONS

Noticed: The Art of the Longboard

Florian Roeper's masterful longboards

By Regina M. Connell. I’ve never surfed and don’t really have a desire to do so. Snowboarding: ditto. And I think I’ve been on a skateboard exactly once. It was not pretty. Being built for comfort not speed, I’ve concluded that … Continue reading

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Pick of the Week: The Piano, Reimagined

The sleek new lines of the Boganyi

By Regina Connell. Most of what I hear about pianos nowadays is about the demise of the home piano, a sad casualty to iPad-enabled keyboards, synthesizers, and a preference among parents to have their kids involved in group activities that … Continue reading

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Noticed: Peter Bellerby x Bellerby and Co.

Peter Bellerby. Image courtesy of Bellerby & Co.

By Dominique Koudsi. When I saw the tweet from @globemakers asking if we’d ever featured an artisanal globemaker on Handful of Salt, my interest was immediately sparked. I still remember the first globe my dad ever bought me: a special … Continue reading

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Getting Craft Right: The Balvenie Rare Craft Collection

Whisky from The Balvenie

By Regina Connell. Rare craft. What does that conjure up? Refinement and exclusivity for sure. But also magic and definitely the aroma of something deep like leather, wood, maybe some smoke, too. And maybe a hint of something else there: … Continue reading

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