Monthly Archives: August 2016

About six years ago, I witnessed a dude fly out of his shoes after going down on his bike at about 45 mph. The craziest part was that his Chuck Taylors flew off at the point of impact while the poor guy rolled down the road like a rag doll. Why his shoes flew off probably has to do with the laws of physics or gravity or something to that degree (I’m not a scientist), but nevertheless, he wasn’t outfitted with proper footwear for riding. […]

After almost a century-and-a-half manufacturing boots for Australian farmers and factory workers, Blundstone has expanded its range to embrace a line of children’s boots called Blunnies. At Christmas, Blundstone launched a child-size replica of the company’s best-selling No. 500 style that has garnered a global cult following. Initially delivered in brown and black (in children’s size 7 to youth size 1), the boot is a side-gored Jodhpur with waterproof leather and a dual-density polyurethane sole. According to marketing manager Barry Smith, over the years Blundstone […]

When considering the range of outstanding golfing getaways in Asia, Taipei may not spring instantly to mind. However, boasting 25 courses within a one-hour drive of the city centre, Taiwan is an attractive and viable destination. With a flexible schedule and visiting at specific times, you’ll be rewarded–and surprised–at the array of golfing facilities offered, many representing good value for money. Although the majority of the clubs are purported to be “members-only”, most happily welcome visitors–particularly on designated “golf days“, which tend to be Monday […]

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