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Tyler’s Monocle

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photograph courtesy of ullamaaria
photograph courtesy of ullamaaria

The weekend Financial Times just isn’t what it used to be. While we truly enjoy Chrystia Freeland‘s The A-Train column, we miss the column hers replaces—namely, her fellow Canadian Tyler Brûlé’s Fast Lane column. A mishmash of product recommendations, travel advice, urban planning prescriptions, and narratives of one jet-set life, his column was informative and irritating both. While we enjoyed eating up his urban planning suggestions, we found the details of his dietary regimen tiring. Tyler’s final column can be found here, a more visual version of The Economist and Der Spiegel.

Monocle will retail for £5 in the UK.

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Alex Robertson Textor

About the author: Alex Robertson Textor is a London-based travel writer and editor. He has written for Rough Guides, the New York Times, and Public Books, among other publications; he also guided the tablet magazine Travel by Handstand to two SATW Foundation Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism awards. With Pam Mandel, he writes copy and generates ideas as White Shoe Travel Content. He is on Twitter as @textorian and maintains his own blog, www.alexrobertsontextor.com.

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