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Book Review : The Toaster Project by Thomas Thwaites

September 1, 2012

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The Toaster Project (or a heroic attempt to build a simple electronic appliance from scratch) documents one man’s quest to close the gap between our comfortable way of life and the lack of knowledge of the basic technologies that sustain it. Every year when we hear the words “Harvest Festival” we are reminded of the realities […]

To Market, To Market? – Sunday 5th September 2010

September 5, 2010

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For much of the summer our lawn was a fashionable shade of ‘Southgate Beige’ – and we were not alone; the past three months have been the driest on record in over eighty years across some parts of Britain. While taking a break in the countryside during the holidays, we rambled through fields of stunted […]