The wrong kind of weather forecast

We have just returned from a pleasant trip up to Edinburgh, despite the weather keeping Billy Bragg from getting to his concert in Glasgow after we had braved the train journey over there, we did manage to see my daughter Rachel on Sunday evening an Karen’s son Bryan for a few days which made theContinue reading “The wrong kind of weather forecast”

Linotype works, it certainly did

Known locally as the Lino, the Linotype works in Broadheath Altrincham which opened at the end of the 19th century produced machines that  revoltionized  newspaper printing. Invented by a German watchmaker in the United States the machine produced whole lines of type speeding up the composing process, before the invention no newspaper in the worldContinue reading “Linotype works, it certainly did”