Tag Archives : Glasses

The difficulties of choosing eyewear


If you’re a wearer of spectacles, you’ll relate to the problems of choosing eyewear that suit you. Apparently there is a science to this, as at least one of my local opticians offers the services of their qualified eyewear stylists. In my experience, it’s more a case of starting at one end of the always immense selection and then working…

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Beat the conspiracy – get your glasses online


Last time I bought a pair of glasses I splurged a bit and got a pair of rimless titanium frames. They cost me about 700 pounds all in, which seemed quite immense, but the optician had a scheme where you could divide the cost over a number of months. Which of course is a classic way of making something expensive…

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Cold & Heggem – a true Scandinavian spectacle


When wandering around Copenhagen you have the wide streets, the smaller streets and the very small streets. And then you have the alley-like passages you almost miss, unless you know they are there. And luckily I had an idea where I was going, thanks to a tip-off from Frans at Maritime & Antiques. What I found was very much worth…

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