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The Art of Innovation, Dyeing to Display

If you have 14 minutes to spare, this┬áRadio 4 documentary about the first synthetic dye is worth listening to.┬áIt also shows what you can do with waste products from another process. There are lots of interesting snippets, like the idea … Continue reading

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Wedding dresses through the ages

The Pump Room in Harrogate is always worth a visit, although I have never managed to sample the “health giving” waters. The smell is too much for me. At the moment, there is another reason to visit. Until 15th September … Continue reading

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