Monthly Archives: September 2012

Lighting the losses

I’ve just upgraded my old light box for a much larger version which is going to be fantastic for carrying out many of my paper repairs. To be suitable for paper conservation light boxes need to meet several requirements such as … Continue reading

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Victorian wallpaper discovered in old York building

During a recent trip to York, I couldn’t resist popping into ‘Duttons for Buttons’, a tiny haberdashery shop which has been there for many years and which I remember passing regularly as a small child. I was delighted to find … Continue reading

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York National Book Fair

I went to the York National Book Fair yesterday, the largest second hand and antiquarian book fair in Europe. Despite my arrival on the second day of this two-day PFA event, there were still plenty of customers around and many beautiful … Continue reading

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Sony develop a paper-powered battery

I’ve just come across this (admittedly rather old) news article which I think is really quite exciting. Sony  have developed a new prototype paper-powered battery which could allow customers to use their products (including mobile phones) by using waste paper-powered batteries. Shredded … Continue reading

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