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  1. Troubador

    After the HT: 5 years with Zeiss Victory SFs

    Robert, don't forget Doris Day, famous film actress and although I can't remember an actress called Mabel, 'Mabel' had a moment in the spotlight in the lyrics to George Harrison's song 'Badge': I told you not to wander 'round in the dark I told you 'bout the swans that they live in the park Then...
  2. Troubador

    After the HT: 5 years with Zeiss Victory SFs

    About Doris. This is really a mild joke shared with my wife. Doris was a common enough name in the UK a few decades ago (not so much today) but when we both became more interested in intertidal marine life we were amused to find nudibranchs (sea slugs) with scientific names such as Archidoris...
  3. Troubador

    After the HT: 5 years with Zeiss Victory SFs

    Thanks Chuck. By a fluke my parents had a chance through befriending an architect who was building a bungalow out in the country to buy it at a good price and suddenly I was living in the country instead of in a run-down urban environment in a big city. It was life-changing and when I met...
  4. Troubador

    After the HT: 5 years with Zeiss Victory SFs

    I got my first SF in 2015 and have been using them intensively on expeditions to the west of Scotland and, following the sale of my FL 8x32 and HT 8x42 to our good friend Seldom Perched, an SF 8x32 has since joined the SF42s. After the HTs the open-hinge SFs felt familiar with a similarly...
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