Tip of the Day

Shabby shoes?

If your favourite boots or shoes are showing their age, don't recycle them just yet. Ask your local cobbler or shoe repairer if they can help. Besides replacing heels and soles, they can do all sorts of minor alterations - and quite often, they can also repair other leather goods like bags and belts.

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