In an expensive time and expensive place IKEA is the solution that many of the people we have spoken to recommend with a rueful laugh and a sigh. We love IKEA, we hate IKEA and we go there and we love and hate it so much more.
It's been a running joke between us that we need to get Brian into some stylish clothes, stat. For one thing that we all know and love about Brian is that he is very low maintenance when it comes to his clothing and personal style. Basically, if he can wear it camping, that's what he prefers to wear all of the time. Unfortunately here, where people are always effortlessly stylish, it means sticking out like a sore thumb tourist.