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.
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!
There’s colour in the gardens, a lengthening dawn and dusk, and unrelenting, cacophonous sneezing in the Blackwell abode. Spring is advancing. Traditionally that means better cycling weather is almost upon us, but in this blustery little country of ours there are no guarantees. No problem. We’ve got Weathergoods.
Look. You really weren’t supposed to know. But someone spilled the beans, so you may as well spread the word. There’s a way you can own a brand-new Pashley bicycle for a fraction of the usual price. But as my mother used to say (usually in relation to pastry-encased morsels): when they’re gone, they’re gone.
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.