Something to think about. I go through a pair of cheap joggers a year working around the property. And look at that last sentence; “Some enterprising persons who know about leatherwork are likely to become highly prized members of any community if you ask me.”
Maybe shoemaking would be a good trade to learn for coping with a post -peak world.
I was reminded to write about this subject some weeks ago when a Tassie friend of mine started listing essential things needed post crash. On that list was footwear. Shoes and boots, to anyone thinking like me of moving to a colder climate, are high on the list of essential things. You can get away with walking around bare feet in Queensland for most of the year, but I suspect in Tasmania it would be out of the question, especially during the wet Winter season…….
So why write about footwear you ask….. can’t I afford to buy sturdy boots to walk around the property?
Look around today at what people wear on their feet, and you will see shoes entirely made of plastic – read OIL. Joggers and even loads of cheaper footwear these days are no longer made of leather. I expect that with oil still being relatively cheap…
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