Great Britain finds itself in the chilly embrace of a double dip recession, but rumour has it that there are areas where retail is making a killing. After a mere year of marriage Wills and Kate have re-energised the British high street.
I've always found shoes a bit stressful. Buying them. Wearing them. Cleaning them. Finding a perfectly comfortable, hard wearing, stylish pair of shoes is a rare and wonderful thing. It's probably a hangover from my childhood.