Back in April a fellow wool colleague raised his purchase of the Merino Country Face Mask — at the time I wasn’t convinced I needed one. Mixed research, mixed opinions. A week ago, it was only recommended but given the recent spate of panic buying taking place in the western suburbs again it would be good to be on the front foot. Fast forward to lockdown 2.0 and as of last week with the numbers increasing in my local area, I had ordered four. I first searched for Face Masks closer to home only to be disappointed to find nearly most Victorian based companies were out of stock – or waiting on stock to arrive (from where?) and in line with wool as a slow-fashion frame, single use was to be the last option.