The last straw: the bag of the season

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It’s time to grab the bull by the horns, make hay while the sun shines and all that jazz because we are about to experience a heatwave. Hold onto your hats chaps – it’s difficult to remember what the warmth actually felt like.  So to celebrate the fact the sun has got his hat on, I have a totally indulgent and fairly niche post all …

Sweet Jeans: your guide to buying the perfect denim

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Way back in the 1850s Levi Strauss and Jacob Davis invented the ubiquitous blue jean for a customer needing a pair of sturdy pants which could withstand hard work – hard work like knocking down and re-building houses. Which is exactly what is happening to mine at the moment. Currently it is a shell, a shadow of its former self – no floors, walls …