Thursday 2 September 2021

Made in Britain: Boots


Boots at last.

One of the great things about minimalism is that you get to have a few splendid things instead of a lot of rubbish things. Thus, I bought the above boots in good conscience, and when Benedict Ambrose said, "You deserve them," I believed him.

Who knows what changes these excellent Made-in-Northamptonshire boots may inspire? Freed from my velcro-strapped granny shoes, I may swath myself in black wool and red silk and sally forth in Gothic glory. 

But it is much more likely that I will just wear them to Mass. I am strictly forbidden from wearing them on country walks. They are officially my Best Shoes. 

Tomorrow I will make cannoli, so stay tuned. 

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