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  • Russian Precision Balance Scales – VEF

    Traditional manual beam operated precision scales are sadly disappearing from daily use as electronic scales take over. Precision balance scales are commonly found in laboratories where they are kept in protected environments…

  • Victorian Brickyard Collection – Crowle

    A few weeks ago we heard about Crowle brickworks, a derelict brickworks outside Scunthorpe that was being demolished. The brickworks had been producing bricks since the late 19th Century although it sadly…

  • H.Green & Co Textile Mill

    We were recently contacted about the clearance of an old textile Mill, H.Green & Co, North West of Leeds, the Mill had stopped working as a textile mill many years ago and…

  • Fondation Maeght

    Its hard to know where to start, this unique Fondation is one of the true gems in the world: The location is magical. The light is breathtaking. The building is sublime. The…

  • Field Notes

    Little old naive me loved the simplicity of the Field Notes books but I had no idea of their history. I was exploring their site the other day when I stumbled across…

  • Brooklands

    I live quite close to Booklands and have driven at a Mercedes World track event, but I’m sorry to say I had never visited this iconic track, It’s a gem. Cross the…

  • France “May 1968”

    I first came across these posters at the Salone de Mobile on the kitchen stand of Alpes Inox, great kitchens but even better posters. I took a picture and managed to trace…

  • Rambert School

    Our good friends Mark and Laurence first invited us to this great event, The Rambert School of Ballet & Contemporary Dance, Student Choreographic Showcase. The Rambert has an international reputation and they…

  • Warli art

    I was recently at the Museum of Childhood (V&A) in East London and discovered Warli folk art for the first time. I grew up in Australia and love Aboriginal art and the…

  • The Historic Dockyard – Chatham

    The Historic Dockyard – Chatham   England is a treasure trove of history which I thought I knew fairly well, but for some reason The Dockyards at Chatham had not been on…