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Horology

Clocks have been cropping up everywhere, the way little slivers of grass seem to peek through the scorched dirt after California gets dumped with sapphire rain, and suddenly the dry hills don’t look so thirsty any longer.  281 more words

Writing

The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell

If you have been reading this blog for some time, you may have read the disastrous experience I had reading Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell. If you do not, you can read it here. 959 more words

Review

Advent musings

We’ve just reached Advent, the season of hope and promise and looking forward.  It’s a time that prompts us to ask big questions about God’s purposes and God’s timescale. 597 more words

Pocket Watch

A silver gentleman’s pocket watch with key. Machined bezel on sides and back. The key wound mechanism suggests pre 1900. $185.

Jewellery

Interesting donation of a rather rusty grandfather clock movement!

Here’s an interesting item we recently had donated- a Hexham made grandfather clock movement which had been sitting in somebody’s shed for a few decades! Needless to say it is a bit rusty and cobweb covered but still fascinating!

Haltwhistle

3970, 5050, 5170

Enough Yellow Gold on the wrist?

Newport Beach watch dealer, Kenny Nguyen displays some serious Patek Philippe references on his wrist here.

Left to right are the Patek Philippe: Ref. 11 more words