26 03 2015

What comes to mind when you hear the word cobblers?

A couple of weeks ago, the base of the heel came off of a pair of my boots, and because they were Clarks shoes, I thought I’d take them to be re-heeled, something I’ve never bothered with before as I used to buy exclusively cheap, almost disposable shoes.

So I popped over to the cobblers and it was much more affordable than I expected to get them sorted, and the customer service was excellent! So much so that a week later I took another pair of boots there to be re-heeled and re-soled as they’d worn down so badly and I’d been ignoring it.

I’m definitely a convert to cobblers!

It got me thinking though, the word “cobblers” has many meanings, and I’m a fan of most of them!

When I was younger, we moved into a house where the previous owner was a keen gardener and so we had a fruit cage. In particular, we had an abundance of blueberries and blackberries every year, and a good harvest of many other sorts of berry. This meant that we went through phases where Mum would make a fruit cobbler nearly every Sunday, and they were amazing!

Of course, it’s also very common to “talk a load of cobblers”, and I do that probably more often than not 🙂

What’s my favourite form of cobblers? Who knows! What’s yours?!



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