This is a follow up review of a product I love and use every day, my Tom Bihn Little Swift. The first review was written after being with the bag for only a few weeks. I thought it would be nice to update how it is faring and what my thoughts are after two years together. However, there's a sad catch, it was discontinued. This happens for many reasons and I respect and support the company in making the decision. They sometimes pop … [Read more...] about followup review: Tom Bihn Little Swift
There are phases we go through. For many years I needed everything with me all the time. So I could be prepared for anything life threw at me. That was okay, but on many levels a bit absurd (though if you are in this phase of life yourself, I will not dissuade you). E tried many times to help me lighten up (see what's in my tumi bag, planning or planned, and bag problem), but I wasn't ready. Even through some excruciating neck and … [Read more...] about another tale with two swifts
The stats indicate my most popular post is my Tom Bihn co-pilot review, I have a new bag, are you surprised?. I reviewed the bag again last summer, One year together, declaring my continued love for it, but hinting strongly there was a new contender for my heart, a Swift. Since that post I have struggled to write about my thoughts and yes, my feelings, for this bag. Why? Many before me have eloquently reviewed it and I'm sure this … [Read more...] about a tale of two swifts
Warning: Wordy and semi-photo heavy post ahead! First some background beyond the fact that I have a lot of bags, and if you call it a p—— I will hit you with it. I have always disliked that word and refuse to have one. What I carry is and will always be a Bag. When the swift bag was just a glimmer (aka a design your dream bag contest) in Knitty in 2005, I learned about a Seattle company called Tom Bihn. I filed this … [Read more...] about i have a new bag, are you surprised?