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There once was a mysterious band of knights who roamed and raved their days and nights along the banks of the cool dark waters. Young and wild, they howled at the moon like the wolves, and on the clear days when the sun seemed to sparkle like diamonds on their faces, they stood sullen like statues of antiquity before cawing and cooing outrageously to their peers. 

They sat watching the crowd waves roar; the boardwalk full of walking visitors, strange and new from far away places, that would all turn away in disdain from the boys of summer, sensing somehow their mighty position above it all . . . 

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They weren’t there for the sights and sounds, instead vying for an order of things far from the distressing quarrels of everyday society. 

Simple positions shared amongst them all. One assigned to watch, another to distribute, another to discover, and the rest to play by the rules. No one over stepped a turn at the bottle, for each one knew that their last could be any day.  Neville, one of the leaders, would say, ‘Never shy from your true colours’ and these they would display with unbroken pride. 

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Your honour was earned by the friendships you garnered and gathered. 

Some say they had magic on their sides; magic powers taken from the ages, used to ensure their place along the sand dunes. Others say they made friends easily, but were actually ghosts playing games on the common folk. 

Only one place in the world for them. A sacred fellowship that haunts us all to this day . . . 

I like to imagine seeing them there every time I go back to the seaside. Guarding their little corner of the Earth, and protecting the small sliver of paradise they managed to claim as their own. 

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Sometimes I can hear them sing their favourite tune; a memory that wavers from faded dream to brilliant exuberance.

 It was a familiar one made their own by one of their musically gifted initiates – 


“Going down to Stoney End.

 I never wanted to go down to Stoney End. 

Momma let me start all over! 

Cradle me Momma!

Cradle me Again . . . “



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The Knights of the Sandcastle need your help reviving their unique spirit that has been suppressed by the ages.

With their help, you too can be free. We have lots of wicked vintage apparel in the {SHOP} today so make sure you take a look, and invite a friend while you’re at it!

Our {SHOP} on ETSY is stocked full of goodies, so take a peak before they’re gone. . .



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Unti next time,



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The Eye of Faith will be at The Vintage Marketplace April 26th + 27th!


We are thrilled to join the ranks of vintage vendors making their way to the Careport Centre located at 270 Longwood Rd S. in Hamilton, Ontario.

Last year, The Vintage Marketplace gathered more than 2,500 visitors, and this year is bound to be just as busy, if not busier!


People come from far and wide to seek some of the best vintage finds in all the country, and we are excited to be a part of it. We will be bringing a large selection of our hand picked vintage menswear, womenswear, unique photographs, art, decor, books, magazines, and mysterious objects that have kept us alive to this day.


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{Past}, {Present}, and {Future} will truly combine over the course of these two days, so if you’re around, make sure you are a part of it. The show starts on Saturday April 26th with a special VIP shopping hour before the doors open at 11pm for $10 to ensure you get first pick of the best finds! Otherwise, admission is only $5 with FREE PARKING.



Paul Heaton, Co-Founder at The Eye of Faith!  

There will also be a fashion show at 2pm daily, featuring Paul Heaton of The Eye of Faith, himself, modelling our one of a kind vintage men’s looks for this Spring/Summer!

I wish you could all be there, so I will be sure to be taking pictures.


To learn more about this event, check out the website!

And if you can’t make it to the event, don’t fret! You can still shop our vintage finds in the {SHOP}. Get them while you can, because after this weekend your favourite pieces could be gone!




Hope to see you there!

Until we meet again,



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