Monthly Archives: February 2015

A man gets on a bike

A picture of a man holding a bicycle wheel is never going to be that exciting to look at. Until you look carefully As a wheelwright I am used to making and repairing wooden wheels, for carriages, early vintage cars, cannons, … Continue reading

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We can all breath out

Every husband or boyfriend will know of that moment of fear and dread just before you hand over “the present”. By day whilst we may not all be captains of industry, but we are decisive, and capable of making decisions. Until it involves … Continue reading

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A Wooden Bicycle Wheel

Its time for a new project, Christmas is long gone, the weather is getting marginally warmer, or at least warm enough to allow glue to cure properly and I have some time to play in between real work. So its time to … Continue reading

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A tasty experiment

Last weekend was cold and miserable, not a time for working outside or in an unheated workshop, and my dearly beloved was busy so a perfect day for an experiment. In the Autumn we harvested our crop of apples, some we ate, … Continue reading

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Was it worth it?

I do enjoy a good pickle, and better still a vinegar based sauce, my home made plum and ginger stir fry sauce in my mind is the stuff of legends, and a bacon sandwich made with home made bread, home … Continue reading

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