A word about the printed word

A word about the printed word

There are dozens of book-related metaphors: You can’t judge one by its cover. Time to turn over a new leaf. Let’s shelve that idea. There are none inspired by e-books. That’s partly because the ancient and noble art of metaphor writing no longer pays the rent. But it’s largely because there’s a romance attached to printed books that e-books can only electron-frisson about.

Drink with me to days gone by...

Drink with me to days gone by...

Like Australian Prime Ministers, Big Bang Theory and tattoos, some things have just had their day. Calling time is the right and proper thing to do. We’ve had a great run from our Swell, 24 and Klean Kanteen drinkware, but their gig is up. We’re getting set to roll out a dazzling new state-of-the-art drinkware range, so if you’re a fan of the old, be in or go thirsty!

A Match Made in Cycling Heaven

A Match Made in Cycling Heaven

When two bastions of high-quality British engineering join forces, the results are usually spectacular. That’s undoubtedly the case with the just-launched Pashley-Morgan bicycle range – combining the design talents, passion and craftsmanship of Britain’s longest-established bicycle and automotive manufacturers.