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A (Personal) History of the Football Shirt

With the World Cup just weeks away we are looking forward to welcoming football fans from across the globe into our pubs, we are expecting a whole kaleidoscope of national football shirts when the matches begin. Here our own style guru takes us through his own history of the football shirt.

My own history of football shirt wearing is a rather limited one. In fact it is so limited I have only ever owned one.

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Airliner: Design Classics

This summer many of you will be spending time in, and passing through airports, and even though commercial aviation is an everyday part of our lives now there are few people who don’t spend a minute or two gazing out of the terminal windows towards the runway to marvel as heavier than air machines lift gracefully into the air bound for foreign climes. Towns, cities, countries and continents once considered so far away are now just a relatively short plane ride from our fair isle.

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An Original Take-Away

The endless column inches and webpages dedicated to street food is becoming an annoyance – this week we’ll probably hear about an ice cream van selling tacos, a VW camper dispensing deep fried whitebait, a gypsy vardo vending ceviche – It’s all just so much of a gimmick – another foodie fad to fill the bottomless pit of the internet with, another fly by fashion for those more interested in telling people via Facebook what they are doing than taking any enjoyment from the actual doing of it. Life lived at a remove, where no one appears to have the ability to live in a moment anymore – too scared that other people are having a much better time doing something else in some other place.

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