Monthly Archives: October 2012

October Newsletter

My latest newsletter – the last one for 2012 – is now available on the page, ‘Newsletters’ or by clicking this link:  October 2012 Newsletter – Zoe Finlay Paper Conservation I hope you enjoy it and find the article on … Continue reading

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October newsletter – out soon

I’m currently working away on my October newsletter which is due out on Friday 19th October. As always, just in time to read over your final morning coffee of the week! I always enjoy writing the newsletters and it makes it even more … Continue reading

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October’s Tynemouth Second Hand and Antiquarian Book Fair – final one of the 2012

Yes, incredibly, we are nearing the end of the year already and the final Tynemouth Second Hand and Antiquarian Book Fair will be held as usual on Sunday 21st October, 10am-4pm on the platform of Tynemouth station. The October fair … Continue reading

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Jack Kerouac’s ‘On the Road’ – fascinating video of the scroll

Here is a fascinating video of Jack Kerouac’s continuous manuscript scroll for ‘On The Road’ being given a very rare unrolling by its conservator, Jim Carey. Jack Kerouac’s scroll rolls into London The 120-feet long scroll was pieced together by Kerouac so … Continue reading

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Watercolour Painting in the 19th century

North-east Fine Art dealers, John Nicholson and Dunelm Fine Art, recently invited me to submit an article for their new website. As they have a particularly good collection of watercolour paintings, (in particular, many of the Northumberland coast), I decided that my article … Continue reading

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Buckets of rain…buckets of tears…

‘ all them buckets coming out of my ears’… as Bob Dylan lamented in his song. It sprang to my mind as I watched the rain falling yet again, (where is it all coming from)? I sincerely hope that your home is … Continue reading

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