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The Veil of Secrets

Upon the road to Samhein, I’m facing my fears. Working on my root chakra, Muladhara, the fears of the past haunt me less.

I am no longer a child. 545 more words

My World

Building Limes Forum

By Declan Cahill
Earlier this year I wrote a blog post on the wonders of lime which outlined a period on the Scholarship where we were beginning to understand the historic use of lime. 871 more words

Scholars' News

Nano-lime repairs of historic lime mortars and plasters

Every now and then in the field of building conservation, a new treatment or solution is developed which shows great potential to solve problems. The treatments are tested under laboratory conditions to understand how they interact with materialsl, their working parameters, and sometimes how and when they fail. 389 more words

Conservation Project Case Study

The BEAUTYof a Book Fair

Love books but never been to a book fair? Let me tell you how much fun they are…

B is for books…one of my favourite dreams is finding myself in a room surrounded by books. 337 more words

My World

Team MB start demolition works!

As you know we have moved our work outside while we have no risk of frost, because lime mortar doesn’t like it. In the last post we showed some pics of the back of the building and it’s that job that we continue with… 187 more words

Listed Buildings

Moygara Castle, Co. Sligo: Radiocarbon Dating of Lime Mortars

This project was commissioned by Maura O’Gara-O’Riordan of the O’Gara Clan, with alter studies of the mortars funded by the Royal Irish Academy, including studies of dating the lime mortar (as opposed to charcoal or other material within a mortar). 1,562 more words

Conservation Project Case Study

Mostly on hold now

This is the shortest of updates.  The build is on hold and I’m trying to make sure that life is not also on hold until September.  333 more words

Crack Repairs