An extremely rare scientific compendium cane knob.
The brass knob consists a microscope (fleaglass), a telescope, a sundial and is topped with a facet cut rock-crystal lens. 125 more words
There was a large flower bed around a sundial at Friendship Gardens where these Red Admirals always gathered. They did not fill the bed with flowers this year so the butterflies all moved over to a row of bushes about one hundred yards away (okay, so maybe they were not the exact same butterflies but they were Red Admirals!) But the zinnias were all gone.
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Yesterday I featured a porcelain restoration class held at Fulbeck Hall.
‘Fulbeck Hall is a fine country house dating from the early 17th-century, but largely rebuilt in 1733 by Francis Fane whose family had lived there since 1632. 836 more words