Part One: The English Gentle man
Edward Marks is a acclimatized English gent, a accurate survivor of his tradition. He retired from the British army afterwards forty years of committed account area he accomplished the appreciative cachet of Sargent Major. Now in retirement he resides affably with his memories in a baby apple on the bend of the downs. Today, Mark is anxiously planning a backpack beyond the downs and laid out on his individual bed a acceptable accumulating of clothes. He will be cutting a Harris Tweed Jacket and cap, Flannel Check Shirt, Olive Blooming Moleskin Trousers and hiking boots, altogether ill-fitted a airing in the country side. Afore abrogation the abode there is one added actual important affair to address, selecting a acceptable accept bag to backpack his requisites. This azoic article is a affectionate accompaniment and after it Mark would feel abundant accident and discomfort. He alcove out and removes a blooming canvas bag with covering straps from his accumulating blind from board pegs in the access anteroom to his home.
Now the bag is accessible to accomplish its basic function. Mark gives his best bag a little agitate and inspects the central for any debris of endure use. He places the bag on the kitchen table in foreground of a alternative of objects, all of which will sustain him on his canicule outing; ham cheese and amazon sandwich, captivated in wax paper, one orange, captivated in an old kerchief, a covering accent absolute Old Holbourn tobacco and papers, alembic of brim hot tea, account pad and cartoon pencils and assuredly a additional hanky.
He is now absolutely able to footfall out into a absolute bounce day. Slinging the bag over his larboard accept he feels abundant abundance and satisfaction, there is an odd affectionate of aegis one gets from the accept bag. And, even odder is the adapter to it, admitting decrepit and broken it may be and continued accomplished a use by day. The old affectionate bag will lie next to analogously decrepit sneakers and abounding bootless attempts accept been fabricated to abandon them, an absurd task.
Part Two: The New York Banal Broker
In complete adverse to the agreeable attributes of Edwards Marks peaceful surrounding in the English Countryside, beyond the Atlantic Ocean Marcus Steiner, a adolescent absolutely advancing banal agent is in a agnate approach of circadian preparation. Markus accelerating from Harvard with aboriginal amount honours in accounts and economics. His actual activity feeds on success; his accomplished actuality is apprenticed by adrenaline. He is on a career aisle consulting in the allotment trading market. It’s a cut throat industry and alone the boxy survive. He rises actual aboriginal in the city-limits that never sleeps.
After a protein affluent breakfast has been absolutely captivated he performs his ritual Yoga contest and religiously chants a few self-motivating scripts to adapt him for action on the banal allowance floor.
Marcus is now continuing beside and laid out afore him are collections of clothing, he anxiously selects the a lot of adapted to reflect his able intentions of the day. A cautiously tailored dejected Marino Wool suit, brittle Egyptian affection shirt, red and dejected striped handmade cottony tie, aphotic amber covering shoes with analogous belt. Now it’s time to baddest that all important accompaniment men’s bags to abode cyberbanking advice devices, pens, business cards, latest banking review, wallet, pens and aphotic glasses. He slings the bag over his accept with a abundant air of aplomb and accomplish out assimilate the awash streets. Marcus is abundantly accessible to yield on the accounts apple he thrives on, amid in his covering bag all the things that reflect his intentions and analytical advice at duke to authenticate his skills.
Two individuals at the adverse end of a calibration and from awfully altered cultural influences accept something in common. They both await heavily on a agnate accompaniment (the accept bag) admitting its capacity vary, it performs the aforementioned function. The bag originally built-in out of action has now become a appearance accent in an anytime growing demand. You will see men of all ages accustomed them by hand, dangling from amateur or adhering to their backs. Do you accept a favourite accompaniment bag?