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RE: What Things Have Changed For The Better

 by PJ , Wed Jan 06, 2010 7:26 pm

On a personal level I think shoe technology has made a quantum leap. Many of the folks and most of the kids (Daily Mail boots aside) where I lived got their shoes from Mrs Nashes, a secondhand shop in Clement St, off The Parade. You would walk in with couple of pennies, she would look at your feet from over the counter and throw a pair of shoes at you, "try them for size" if they were tight or hard she would say "they'll give with ware" sometimes you would hobble home knowing much of how the previous owner walked.
New shoes were worse, anything other than pumps were hard as iron, you would look down to your new shoes with an exceptance of the pain blisters and battle that was to take place, I didn't know wether you broke the shoes in, or the shoes reformed your feet, looking at my toes my winkle pickers won.
Now, paying average prices for whatever shoe's or trainers you pick, they fit like someone else has broken them in for you, instant comfort, no sore spots or blisters, they feel like the cobbler has copied your most comfortabe shoes while you slept.
Fantastic, the appliance of science has my vote.

PJ
Posts: 240
Date registered 12.27.2009

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