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  1. Aunty Jimbo - Agony Aunt for Straightrazor Users

    by , 01-10-2014 at 09:40 PM
    My Aunty Jimbo has, on and off, made some appearances here and there offering sound, sober, thoughtful, and caring advice to the many troubled or simply baffled forum members. She has recently returned, refreshed and revived, from an APT European river cruise, and has once again offered her services to the forum. So without any further ado, take it away Aunty Jimbo!

    Hello poppets! As my nephew Jimbo said, I'm just back from a river cruise of Europe where I had many nautical adventures! ...
  2. Random Thoughts on Straight Razor Shaving

    by , 04-21-2012 at 10:01 PM
    Many factors may influence the various facets of straight razor shaving and these are typically well, and repeatedly, discussed throughout the forum. Honing, stropping, technique, lathering... these all have had, and will no doubt continue to have, very thorough and close thought applied to them by the many and varied members of SRP. However, there is one important aspect of the topics of discussion that is always overlooked (or at least under-thought), and that is of role of stochastic or random ...
  3. Straight Razors Viewed Through Classic Literature Part I: Moby Lancet; Or The Razor

    by , 09-22-2011 at 03:33 AM
    With thanks to Herman Melville.

    Chapter 1: In Which Jimbo Goes a-razorin'

    Call me Jimbo. Some time ago - never mind how long precisely - having little money in my purse, and nothing to interest me in the malls, I thought I would wander about in ebay and see a little of the straight razory part of the world. It is a way I have of driving off the ever-encroaching melancholia that seeps into my psyche, and of enhancing the circulation. Whenever I find myself growing grim ...

    Updated 09-22-2011 at 03:45 AM by Jimbo