Monthly Archives: January 2012

The (knot-so) Beautiful Game

Wherever I go, whatever I’m doing, my left lace always wrangles its way free of the bow I’ve tied in it.  Always the left!  Something supernatural?  Perhaps because I’m right-handed and don’t tighten it with the same vigour as my … Continue reading

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Wish shoe were here…

I’m having terrible trouble finding a decent pair of shoes.  I like leather uppers and leather soles.  I like plain black or something with a little brogue pattern, though not too much.  So it’s not really a question of style, … Continue reading

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The Chicken and the Egg…

I straightened my tie, pulled on my thick, charcoal-grey suit jacket and then my heavy, winter, black woolen overcoat; turning the collar up to protect my neck from what I could see through my office window.  Outside it was dark … Continue reading

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