I'm just the opposite. I like the welts and the double sole clunkiness of the Norwich. The sleeker looking Franciscan doesn't appeal to me at all. I will keep an eye out for this new Warwick.
If the 222 last is what most people seem to have a problem with, maybe AE should make a double sole, split reverse welt monk strap on the same last that the Mctavish uses. The McTavish doesn't seem to get a lot of complaints about the fit.
Im with you! I really like the aesthetic of the reverse welt, etc on the Norwich. Like @NWTeal mentioned, there's a new single monk coming soon called the Warwick. It'll be built on a new last. Looking forward to seeing how it fits for sure.
New last meaning brand new, or new last meaning existing last but not the 2 last?