Ghost sign: British Paints in Carlisle

About half way along an alleyway not really used in our modern times, is possibly one of the best preserved ghost adverts in Carlisle. Painted … [Read more...]





Goldwork Embroidery

We were asked to find out about this strange embroidery on an old purse, using metal wire. This picture was sent to us by the lady with the … [Read more...]





Practice safe knitting

We recently came across this brand of Durex knitting needles and just had to share it. The needles were passed to us by one of our readers who … [Read more...]





Furlongs from Kirkby Stephen

At the junction of the A685 Market Street and the B6259 Nateby Road (NY 775 085) in Kirkby Stephen is a unique road sign. The black and white … [Read more...]