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  2. Hi All, I only recently found this site, but it has helped me to see that there are other guys out there that enjoy wearing heels. I have four pairs now (3 of which I started wearing regularly the week before last). I wear them to work and with my wife and daughters, but friends and extended family do not know yet. I like women's heels in general, but love what they do for my posture and reminding me that I can do anything I put my mind to (and to not worry about what others may think). -YP
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  4. FastFreddy2

    "Last minute" meeting around the UK?

    I just wouldn't do it. Yesterday I changed my T-shirt 3 times. My armpits just can't stop leaking..... This week, we are promised low to mid 30'C heat with humidity to match, I expect it to feel like Spring in the Everglades without the prospect of aircon for respite. I've had enough. Yesterday I had planned to go to the Thames for a refreshing walk along some waterfront, it being closer than any coastal opportunity. I didn't make it. The humidity took its toll, and I returned home early without ever putting on a heel.
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  6. Puffer

    "Last minute" meeting around the UK?

    Yes, it has remained extremely hot (and increasingly humid) in the south east. I was (supposedly) 'relaxing' on the north Kent coast yesterday and today and the temperatures were certainly in the high 20s. The 'rain' yesterday (only) was literally a few intermittent drops that one hardly noticed - and which was barely even refreshing. Temperatures of 30C are likely midweek and little sign of a change. I am going on a short canal trip in Surrey on Monday (a friend's birthday event) and it seems likely that it will be further shortened by potential water shortages, alas. Not good weather for any sort of activity involving effort, inside or out. Certainly not for the three days I spent doing plumbing at my stepson's house in Suffolk last week - a propane blowtorch is a trifle too warm in close confined spaces even when the ambient temperature is modest. Still, I managed to lose about 6lbs over the period; not unwelcome but all too easily replaced (assuming a Waitrose milkshake or three). Very easy to get dehydrated; drinking lots of water is essential. As to footwear, it is definitely sandal weather for me; the briefer the better. I don't have any with heels that could conceivably be worn outside but I've seen a number of interesting 'barely there' styles on women that I would definitely wear if protocol allowed. And wedges are always attractive if not of the clumpy type. My observations suggest that few women are wearing heeled sandals at present (at least during the day) - plenty of strappy flats including umpteen varieties of flip-flops, a few modest wedges and occasional low block-heeled slingbacks. Stiletto styles, if any, seem mostly confined to dressy evening activity - so I rarely see any as I'm invariably at home after teatime, and in bed knackered by 10.30.
  7. FastFreddy2

    "Last minute" meeting around the UK?

    Watched the weather report this morning, and just about all of the UK due to have some sort of rain today, ranging from light shower to enough rain to cause localised flooding. At the time of writing (2 am) I think my county must be one of the few places that managed to dodge it all. Still some signs of cloud cover, but no rain. Yet I live in one of the dampest places I know. If it rains anywhere, it rains here. Worse news on the weather report tonight, we could be seeing temperatures up in the mid 30's C by the middle of next week, and the 2-3 week forecast is more of the same. Great for children on school holidays, not so good for anyone else, nor anything else. We are moving into our third (almost completely) dry month, at least around here. Where months of rain had moved to damp but warm weather, grass was green, lush and producing an almost Amazonian feel to the world. This is long gone, with brown, dried out grass everywhere. With hosepipe bans imminent, even die-hard enthusiastic gardeners will be struggling to keep their gardens and produce "alive". The general look of my immediate environment is much like that of Spain, where apparently, our heat is coming from. They have it even worse, with daily temperatures reaching 40' C. An intolerable temperature for me. It's not all been bad news on the going out front though. I managed to get out for a while last week. With a shower promised (that again never arrived) I went to Westfield. Finding myself unusually thirsty, I went to John Lewis only to discover their coffee shop closes at 8, an hour before the store shuts and two hours before the centre. Then I couldn't find a Costa, (closed/gone) nor the listed Caffe Nero and desperate for a drink, I settled for a Friji milkshake from Waitrose. Not sure why these coffee shops were closed/missing, but I saved myself £1-50 and justified a chocolate flavoured calorie boost that I've forced myself to avoid for around a year. "Needs must" innit. Waitrose couldn't be further away from JL, so I had quite a workout in heels. Having arrived later in the day, there wasn't time for a leisurely stroll to get around, it was more a brisk walk that seemed like proper 'exercise'. It may that, and the temperature that make me unusually thirsty. That milkshake 'hit the spot' but probably contained 600 calories, what should be almost a quarter of my daily intake. (Hence my avoidance during the past year or so.) With children's school holidays with us for the next 6 weeks, I will be avoiding malls during the day. I would say children are 3 to 4 times more observant than adults, which may or may not be influenced by their height and boredom levels. I can't say how much I'd like to walk around in sandals with a high heel, in these temperatures. There are a lot of interesting styles around at the moment, many involving perspex. In the next life .....
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  9. Puffer

    "Last minute" meeting around the UK?

    Yes, the weather has become a tad tiresome and uncomfortable, although a little cooler in many areas south of London. But it was noticeably warmer in deepest Suffolk over the weekend when I visited, albeit with just enough breeze to induce a little comfort. And rain, although very sparse, has appeared on a few occasions with (would you believe) a brief downpour causing localised flooding in West Kent last Thursday (not for the first time). Driving without aircon must be awful; fortunately mine works adequately. One minor bonus of the fine weather is that Wimbledon and other mind-numbingly boring periodic events have not been disrupted, so TV schedules etc have not been as adversely affected as is usual, despite the attempts of the World Cup to dominate our lives. I shall, as always, be glad when the circus is all over. And then it will be winter Olympics or somesuch ...
  10. FastFreddy2

    "Last minute" meeting around the UK?

    ALDO Tenno. Originally available in red or black (possibly white) at £80. Only smaller sizes available now (red or black) at £40.
  11. FastFreddy2

    "Last minute" meeting around the UK?

    Here we are nearly 2 weeks since my last 'weather report' and there is little to no change. Still no rain for most of the South and South East. The grass everywhere is dry and brown. I remember what seems like only weeks ago, what looked like "lush green" foliage everywhere. Kinda 'lush Amazonian green' in fact. It's been a good four weeks since I saw rain though, and I believe I read a headline that mentioned 40+ days without it. Scotland and the South West not so dry, but not much regular (periodic) rain about and none local to me. Some will think 25'C heat every day is a joy. Not me. I don't much like warm nights unless I'm sitting near a beach with a beer in my hand. Having to sleep with a fan on isn't easy when you sleep as lightly as I do. Going out in the heat wearing anything but shorts, also difficult. Driving, unpleasant. No adventures for two months. If I thought it would do any good, I'd learn some rain dances. A week of cool weather would help me get some proper sleep, proper rest and perhaps enthuse me to enjoy the warmth again. At the moment, I just feel tired, and often perspire even doing nothing to encourage it. I'm pretty sure the cat is sleeping outside at night too, because it is cooler outside at night and he likes his sleep. I'd do the same, but mozzies like me, and it seems every one of them knows I provide a good snack. We are promised a couple of degrees cooler mid-week, before temperatures ramp back up for the weekend. I might have to buy a child's paddling pool, or excavate a two yard hole in the garden and create a £30 swimming pool. I've had enough.
  12. FastFreddy2

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    I did not buy them. This is a photograph of what I assume were heels by Jeffrey Campbell. The photo is at least 2 years old (maybe 3) and the owner looked to be a tourist of Far Eastern descent. I spied the shoes while in a well known London store. The shoe is likely Jeffrey Campbell 'Prickly' in beige silver. Sold at the time for around USD200/UK£200. Formosa has them at €79-60, all sizes at the moment. I have seen similar version on Ebay for a third of that.
  13. FastFreddy2

    "Last minute" meeting around the UK?

    If you are still looking .... ALDO have something along this line. I would show a picture, and include a link, but ALDO has a shyte search engine and a shyte website. Consequently I can't show you the very elegant looking high heeled closed toe mules I saw 'in-store' last week. I would like to own a pair myself, but at circa £50+ (reduced to) I won't be buying. And since I can't find them on their shyte web site, I won't be talking myself into buying them either. If I go near one of their shyte stores, I'll try to take a picture, just for reference really.
  14. aussieheels91

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    Love these, where did you get them from?
  15. FastFreddy2

    "Last minute" meeting around the UK?

    We started today with cloud cover, and Mrs F tells me a little rain early on. That would be rain/heavy mist, care of the North Sea (the weatherman said last night). So a bit cooler here, until the Sun broke through around 10.30am. We then back to "scorchio". Fortunately for me, I spent much of my day inside, enjoying cooler temperatures. Will be sleeping on top of the bed tonight - again. Cat doesn't like this because him and his 5kg body can't sleep on my chest unless it's covered by a quilt. I am safe from his murdering attempts while it's warm. A cold day in winter, he will finally do the deed after discovering sleeping on my face, is the warmest part of the bed. 'Death by cat'. The air con in my car barely works, and Mrs F's had emptied itself (again), so twice in 4 years. Neither of us has a vehicle we would want to travel in during such hot weather. I have been planning a trip to Eastbourne for a while, and this looked like the weekend to do it, but not in this heat without air con. Maybe next month? (When x2 top ups have been done.) Was hoping to get out again Sunday, but have some work planned for Saturday, which may mean I'll be too tired to do anything but rest.
  16. Puffer

    "Last minute" meeting around the UK?

    Yes, the temperature (and UV level) is not particularly comfortable. However, I am doing some work on a coastal property where conditions are a little less extreme, making even working on a flat roof bearable yesterday. I just needed a baseball cap to keep the glare down. More of the same today, with slightly lower temperature forecast, but I'll be taking the day off tomorrow and (I hope) enjoying the promised higher temperatures and some shade too. Next week doesn't look so extreme.
  17. FastFreddy2

    "Last minute" meeting around the UK?

    Many saw temperatures today of 30' with heat continuing until after the weekend. It's not very pleasant .... It's oppressive.
  18. FastFreddy2

    "Last minute" meeting around the UK?

    We Brits are currently in (I think) the second 'heatwave' of 2018. It is very warm (for us) with temperatures in the mid to high 20's (Centigrade). Was out last Sunday in heels, walking around an area just South of the river Thames, by HMS Belfast and Tower Bridge. Tried to eat at a restaurant called ASK ITALIAN, but the service was so poor, we used the toilets and left without ordering. Further along the river, we visited a Strada restaurant, and had a completely different experience. Highly recommended. The views of the river, and people walking along it, quite outstanding. Walking in heels wasn't hard, and some of the pavement along this area is really smooth. While eating, we saw a youngish couple, at least one of whom were into heels. 'She' was wearing them, but he was taking lots of pictures of her in them. Rather wisely, taking pictures of her from behind, as she walked up some steps. Seemed obvious to me, he was into her heels, and she quite liked him being into her wearing them too. (Oh to be young again!) Although brickwork will be warmed up more and more as the days go by, (eventually producing re-heated evenings) Sunday evening brought a cool and refreshing breeze - possibly a little too refreshing.... Last night (Monday) brought a humid night, with worse expected tonight. Since we don't get a great deal of hot weather, few of us have air con units at home, so humid nights make for difficulty in getting a good nights rest. Hopefully resolved by the weekend, with some cooler/wetter weather hoped for by the gardeners here. Although we haven't had a great deal of heat until recently, it's been mostly dry here in the South for some weeks. We have a garden party (birthday do) on Saturday, so we would prefer a dry Saturday, with temperatures in the low 20's. Will be making the most of the good weather while it lasts, and hope to get out again in heels very soon.
  19. FastFreddy2

    Quiet in here isn't it!?

    Due to a mishap with my desktop.ini file, I have lost my instant access to the site, so daily (or more frequent) visits have not happened for some weeks. Also, I started a job that is keeping much busier than expected. I am getting home mid-evening, eating my main meal of the day, and just about passing out. (Falling asleep straight after din-dins.) I am not built for hard work, and I'm not doing a desk job. It's nice to have more regular money and so much of it, but it really is: 'all work and no play'. I'm sure many others will understand that position, but I've managed to avoid it for some 15 or so years. My luck was bound to run out sooner or later. The only real downside, is that the slow work on Fortress Freddy, has almost ground to a halt. Mrs Freddy says it's good to seen me with a 'proper' job (meaning one that might appear to have regular hours), and with the money I'm getting 'shouldn't we pay trades to finish off work?' Well, when I find some that do quality work, then yes. Until then, I'll have to find a balance of work/work and home/work. Another solution would be 30 hours in every day. That would sort it. Was over Milton Keynes recently. (Delivered something I sold on Evilbay.) Popped into the shopping area for a short visit, and saw a fairly glamorous girl wearing some black high heeled ankle boots from Office I had nearly succumbed to several times. (Picture to follow.) P.S. The fella in that video, looks like he could barely walk, much less in heels. I'm guessing too much 'Dutch courage'?
  20. FastFreddy2

    Hello

    I am liking these. Have I seen them on a German shoe site (name I can't remember, could be Fuss?)
  21. NEW-ON-HIGH

    Hello

    Welcome to Heels for Men, I am German too - its a bit quiet here - may be we new ones can bring some life to the forum Greets NEW-ON-HIGH
  22. franzy02

    Hello

    I'm new here. I love heels and have many of them. Without heels, I feel naked. I'm curious, what I experience in this forum, I am looking forward to it.
  23. FastFreddy2

    Hi everyone - I´am new here

    Hello New-On-High, and willkommen.
  24. NEW-ON-HIGH

    Hi everyone - I´am new here

    Hi Puffer THX for the welcome - I am happy I found a forum to exchange news and views on High Heels for men NEW-ON-HIGH PS: Year my home is not so far away from the Black Forrest but that is in no way High Heel Country ;-)
  25. Puffer

    Hi everyone - I´am new here

    Welcome to H4M! We shall be pleased to know more about you and your heel collection. Perhaps you could go out in your heels for a 'walk in the Black Forest'?
  26. NEW-ON-HIGH

    Hi everyone - I´am new here

    Hi there - I´am NEW-ON-HIGH I´am a 51 Year old Guy from southern Germany - loving wearing high heels - mostly boots from ankle to thigh high For me moment I did not find the courage yet to wear them in public - now Iam looking for exchange with other high heels fans Thanks for accepting me NEW-ON-HIGH
  27. FastFreddy2

    Something special

    Victoria Silvstedt....
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