I had been thinking that at some point in the future I would have to replace me Paramo Velez, but I’m still very happy with it at the moment and was really just musing about what I would replace it with. A couple of weeks ago David and I had to play taxis as our girls wanted to go to Inverness shopping (bleugh, grrr, groan) so we treated ourselves to lunch and then went for a little browse. We accidentally fell into Craigdon Mountain Sports and after wondering upstairs I found myself sporting a rather lovely Alta II jacket. I think it was the colour that lured me to it, Foxglove/Elderberry. After admiring this rather lovely jacket for a while, examining it in quite some detail, I popped it back onto its hanger and onto the rack. This would be a good replacement, one day. (Especially at that price, £245 RRP, I’d be saving for a while!)
Just out of curiosity I had a little look on a certain auction website and there were indeed a few Alta II jackets, although none in the rather fetching combination I’d tried on. The one that caught my eye was this:
Paramo Alta II Heather/Damson
It had a very attractive price, £99 plus £4 postage and no bids.
I showed it to David.
Apparently he kept and eye on it.
And yesterday, it arrived!
Now all I need is a walk to go and try it out.