I have conceived of sabbatical as a time to indulge in a scholarly project that, I suppose you could say, manifests my expertise on a particular subject: I am the super-teacher for the object of my research, which is a narrow but wonderful slice of architectural history. 693 more words
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Since last week I’ve started on a few of the ideas I’d drawn up while on vacation. The biggest project I’ve started, which will take a while to actually finish, is a hand crank blower I’m making from the ground up for my porta-forge so I can demo without needing electricity. 273 more words
Edenbridge & Oxted Show is this weekend!
At last the time has come…. from this Saturday morning to Monday evening the Blacksmith show committee will be working furiously to get the displays and competition up and underway. 88 more words
The Dorset County Show Blacksmith competitions are held on Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th September at Cokers Frome showground just north east of Dorchester, Dorset. Just got the final draft for the main Live Competition. 158 more words