Ponytail Journal

THAT REALLY GREAT TEE / PTJ SUPPLIES CLOSET
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There’s no messing around when it comes to a good tee shirt.  These things are becoming a bit like white rhinos in this day and age because ‘stuff’ is becoming cheaper and being produced in vast quantities.  Maybe this is why I am such a sucker for old stuff, because it tames my anxiety catalysed … continue reading

YELLOW STUFF / PTJ SHOWS YOU HOW
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I’ve always had a fascination with natural dyeing processes, and it seems to be getting more and more popular which makes me really happy.  This DIY session goes perfectly with the Cross Flea Market this Thursday & Friday in Bangkok, where I’ll be selling PTJ hand-dyed bandanas and pocket squares.  Because I’m just that kinda … continue reading

THE PTJ GUIDE TO LITTLE INDIA, SINGAPORE / FUNNEST LIFE POSSIBLE
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I lived in Singapore for a while, back when I was a little thinner and living the life of a model on the road.  Little India seemed to be my happy place, maybe because it radiated warmth and friendliness.  It’s also wonderfully colourful and full of interesting things that I don’t usually come by like … continue reading

CHINESE FRIED RICE, STRIPPED-BARE / PTJ’S TASTIEST LIFE POSSIBLE
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With anything in life, to master something is to understand its foundation.  This is how I approach my ‘Tastiest Life Possible‘ food tube series, because I think everyone deserves to see how the basics are done.  They are the building blocks of a good cook, and good eating. This week I show you how to … continue reading

TALKING SMELLS, MEMORY, HUNTING & FISHING WITH ELISE PIOCH BALZAC AT HER STUDIO / #FUNNESTLIFEPOSSIBLE FILES
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The day I met a marvellous human. Because of how this whole situation unravelled, I will start this article out with a story.  This is a story about how the Universe arranged for great things to happen and very like-minded people to meet. A week ago I found myself in a wild and wonderful land … continue reading

BREAKFAST IN WOOLIES WITH ISABEL MARANT / W’MENSWEAR
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Ponytail Journal is a non-judgemental space where food and W’Menswear mingle in happiness.  If you’re like me, your feeds of all sorts are being bombarded with fashion week spam.  Catwalks on catwalks, models and bloggers doing selfies of themselves in or around all this new schwagg making its debut to the world.  With so many … continue reading

PAD WOONSEN (STIR FRIED GLASS NOODLES) / PTJ RECIPES
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Pad Woonsen (serves 1 hungry camper) You will need: 1 portion of glass noodles (bean thread noodles, try to buy the unbleached kind for your own good) a small bunch of baby Chinese kale (bok choy, choy sum, and spinach also works), washed, drained, and cut into 2″ pieces 2 free range eggs, beaten 2 … continue reading