Monthly Archives: February 2012

Cotton and Linen

It’s that time of year again when my thoughts turn to which flowers and vegetables I’m going to grow in our garden this year? Browsing the seeds in a shop the other day I found the Flax plant (Linum grandiflorum … Continue reading

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Paper Conservation Presentation

I gave a talk on paper conservation to the Spital Tongues History Society, Newcastle, on Monday night. It seemed to go down well and judging by some of the nodding heads, I hit the mark with some not only interesting … Continue reading

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Biscuit Tin Open Day – Sunday March 11th

I’m afraid I’ve done it again! In a repeat of November, I’m afraid I won’t be able to make it to the next open day after all at the Biscuit Tin Studios. However, it is the first of three planned … Continue reading

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Miniature Charlotte Brontë Manuscript – sold for £690,000+

The Guardian and various other papers reported in December that a miniature Charlotte Brontë manuscript was sold to the Musée des Lettres et Manuscrits, Paris, for upwards of £690,000. The manuscript, which is so small it fits in the palm … Continue reading

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