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Good Wine

A letter to a famous wine reviewer — Dear Jancis I recently bought some white wine called “El Toqui”. I’m sure from your international tasting events you are familiar with it. As it happens, there was a special offer on, and I managed to secure two boxes ( so much larger than bottles, and more …

Merrell Chameleon

My Merrell Chameleon Mid Ventilator GTX ( oh how I yearned for theĀ Titanium Vanden Plas Ghia Elegance GTIĀ variant with climate control … ) have lasted a good distance in rough conditions. It’s distance, rather than time, that is the mark of a durable boot. My dad has some fine leather hiking boots that have “lasted” …