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It’s better by tube

For the last few years, fashion designers have made merry with the LED, incorporating the portable light source into everything from trainers to wedding dresses

So all hail milliner Piers Atkinson, who has upped the ante on his rag-trade rivals by incorporating, er, cold cathode tubes. Once you get used to the low-level buzz and weight of the control gear, you’d barely know you had a hat on.

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Things you can buy for 10p

Things you can buy for 10p: A Cadbury’s Chomp bar, a Burger Bite, Smash bubble gum with a rub-on tattoo, a supersize fizzy cola bottle, a ‘Bag for Life’ and er, a highly engineered light source manufactured in Poland by the one of the lighting industry’s most respected names…

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CFLs: a ‘coded’ warning

Since my pic last month of Ridiculously Priced Light Sources, the Belfry has been inundated with, er, a reader’s snap of his local Savers store. Three CFLs for 50p is the offer in question.