Those few of you who have read and will remember the Goodies Christmas Album from nineteen seventy blob, will recognise the title of this post as the name of a firm of solicitors….
Anyway – suddenly I have loads of pairs of boots.
Some time ago, I was asked if I would like to review stuff for Ukhillwalking (note well that I’m not reviewing stuff for the blog) and, never a one to refuse hillwalking gear, I said I would.
A bit later, I was told that TNF wanted to send me some boots. Fair do’s – all my boots are now leaking, except, perhaps my venerable Scarpa’s which I only wear in the depths of icy winter when its require to wear spikes – cos they is stiff, see?
Anyway, the boots never arrived and, eventually , I mentioned this to Sarah at Ukhillwalking. A flurry of emails flitterred around the ether. Boots must have been despatched because…..
Suddenly, a few days ago, a white van appeared at the knipetowers main drawbridge and the chap announced the arrival of a pair of boots from Belgium. Good-oh. They look very nice. I’ll be trying them out shortly and they’ll likely go on next year’s TGO Challenge (If I get on) – or otherwise on various backpacking trips.
Then , even suddenlier, another white van appears across the moat and the man with the van proudly announces the arrival of a pair of boots from Belgium. I accepted, of course.
Justaminnit, though – hasn’t this already happened? I now have two pairs of identical TNF boots – the first were despatched in November and the second, in September. Where’ve they been, I wonder. I’m just waiting to see if they want a pair back.
I’ll be doing a report for Ukhillwalking.com as soon as I’ve given them a bit of a