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As Lineage of Influence enters its fifth year of existence I thought it was probably about time I updated the ‘about’ section of the site to reflect where the blog and myself are now at.

I’m still a thirtysomething Northern monkey, live in London, think way too much about clothes and have a full-time job in advertising, but I’m also now a husband and a father too. I continue to write the blog purely as a hobby (which is why it can be a bit sporadic at times because life and work come first), but try to update it as often as possible, usually once a day if time allows.

The premise of the site is pretty simple, I only ever feature things I like, or find interesting and the blog is completely independent – I have no need or interest in making money from blogging and as such don’t allow any advertising on the site, nor do I partake in affiliate schemes or allow sponsored posts. This way the blog is beholden to nobody except me and my tastes and I don’t have to feature things I don’t like.

Hopefully you like what you see on the site and will continue to come back to it in the future. For those who have read it since the beginning, a huge thank you for your continued support.


29 Comments leave one →
  1. Alex permalink
    January 7, 2010 4:42 pm

    From one Northern monkey to another, I’ll be watching closely…

  2. March 2, 2010 7:49 am

    A very nice blog it is! We do share some interests indeed, mate.

  3. April 17, 2010 3:51 pm

    Great blog! Well done and keep going.

  4. James permalink
    June 2, 2010 9:08 pm

    Nice blog. Interesting articles and some great advice. Keep up the good work.

  5. June 20, 2010 7:17 am

    Nice blog. Interesting articles and some great advice. Keep up the good work.

  6. Administrator permalink
    June 25, 2010 2:44 pm

    Great blog, will be following regularly.

  7. June 27, 2010 11:48 pm

    superb blog, really like the Tender article !!!

  8. July 9, 2010 8:53 am

    Cool blog….. i’ll be here often ..cheers

  9. taylorius permalink
    July 12, 2010 9:39 pm

    Great blog! Love the list of links you’ve compiled!

  10. August 19, 2010 2:43 am

    Um, thank you for having such good taste!

  11. February 9, 2011 5:11 pm

    found your blog while looking around, been on it for about 1hr 30 min. all good quality stuff, thanks.

  12. Terrance Veillette permalink
    June 5, 2011 8:27 pm

    found your blog while looking around, been on it for about 1hr 30 min. all good quality stuff, thanks.

  13. June 9, 2011 12:48 pm

    Nice Blog…nice stuff…….from a fellow northern monkey who left for sunnier weather….

  14. zalozenie sro permalink
    July 14, 2011 2:35 pm

    My brother recommended I might like this blog. He was right.

  15. Rex Ryan permalink
    August 9, 2011 2:39 pm

    Great blog!

  16. Vince permalink
    August 16, 2011 8:59 pm

    Tip top blog. Excellent.

  17. October 18, 2011 10:30 am

    Great writing as always…
    Keep it coming!!!

  18. November 17, 2011 12:23 am

    Great stuff man! Love the content! The world needs as many of us guys looking to keep the art of style alive. I’ll be watching.

    Props from Toronto!

  19. Kristaps Knets permalink
    November 17, 2011 3:12 pm

    I like this website so much, saved to bookmarks.

  20. Dahlia permalink
    March 27, 2012 3:50 am

    I’m really enjoying your writing style, keep it up!

  21. Ted permalink
    April 13, 2012 6:04 pm

    Cool blog.

  22. Murph permalink
    May 4, 2012 12:55 am

    Hello there. fantastic blog, spent most of the day on here yesterday. I’ve subscribed and will now be a regular.

  23. May 16, 2012 8:37 pm

    Excellent blog, love your writing style, shame I didn’t find it sooner.

  24. Myesha permalink
    May 22, 2012 12:58 pm

    Great blog, I’ve been thinking of starting my own, got any tips?

    I’ve subscribed too, cheers 🙂

  25. January 17, 2013 4:29 pm

    Loving the blog..
    Lewis (Manchester)

  26. Simon Roberts permalink
    June 3, 2013 7:14 pm

    Hi mate,
    Just stumbled across you whilst searching for Hiut jeans, I am actually going to Pavillion in the morning to bag me a pair of the selvedge Hacka ones!!
    Looking at your list of stores, you gotta add Rapha to that surely!
    Nice blog though, I will be back.

    • June 3, 2013 8:27 pm

      Good luck with the jeans Simon. I love mine and have been wearing them loads, great quality and fit. Good point about Rapha too, I’ll get them added!

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