CH Gift Guide: Back At It

Eight items to help you ease into the daily grind after a beautifully carefree summer

Another summer has come and gone for those living north of the equator. In the States, Labor Day sadly signals the end of weekends at the beach, long lunches in the park, carefree bike rides and any other casual outdoor activity in which bare skin is almost the only rule one needs to abide by. To help embrace the daily routine that winter so unfairly …

BioLite CampStove Portable Grill

Streamline safe and efficient campfire cooking

As a follow-up to the compact, safe and efficient CampStove, BioLite has made open-air cooking even easier with its new Portable Grill. Circumventing the dangerous hazards of open-wood fires—not to mention having to use liquid fuel or batteries—the CampStove‘s ingenious design was developed a few years ago by founders Alexander Drummond and Jonathan Cedar. Once the fuel in the Nalgene-size canister is lit, the stove …

J. Glinert

Designer Tom Budding puts a creative spin on an essential Hackney shop

When you ask East Londoner Tom Budding to tell you about the selection of items in his newly opened shop, his face lights up. Stocked with a handsome assortment of practical goods sure to delight any discerning adult, J. Glinert is Budding’s professional take on a store that entertained him many years ago. “I used to visit the original Jack Glinert store when I was …