Once, as a child on a French campsite, I was chased from an outside toilet with my shorts round my ankles by the biggest moth I’ve ever seen. I swear it turned its powdery head and looked me square in the eyes. My relationship with… Read More
As an object that does just one thing, you’ve got to wonder how long watches will be around. With access to smart phones, laptops, tablets and talking speakers, why does anyone need to wear a lump on their wrist that only tells the time? Born… Read More
We’ve all done it. Partner’s away for a week. You get bored. You buy a nylon shoulder holster. I know right. Textbook.
One of the hinges on my Max Pitton spectacles has broken. My Politicians are disgraced. Have you ever tried to get the hinge on a non-standard pair of glasses fixed? I’ve been everywhere, in person, online; no one wants to know. I can’t even find… Read More
I recently bought a Needles ‘Quick Release Belt‘ — the one with the tassel bit detail. It’s fiddly to get on. I’m still working on my technique for achieving the required tightness, while simultaneously locking the ‘quick release’ latch in place. It doesn’t come with… Read More
Disciples of Marie Kondo look away — anyone who’s ever decluttered a handful of beer towels is going to feel pretty dumb. Put simply, we’re looking at a leopard pattern towel covered in retro booze-sponges. It’s weirdly punky and precisely the kind of thing you… Read More