Up and out early this morning at at the County Library for 9am! Almost had the place to myself. Although the section on local studies wasn’t large, there was sufficient information for my initial research. But, good to see a full section on genealogy!
Fascinating buildings: Leek, Staffordshire library building including stone tableau and words of wisdom. The Nicholson Museum and Art Gallery, library and wonderful building with links to William Morris. “A good Booke is the pretious life-blood of a master-spirit, im-balm’d and treasur’d up on purpose to a Life beyond life” Milton. Walked past on Sunday 9… Continue reading
The Singing Ringing Tree is a large and unique musical structure, sat high upon a hillside on Crown Point, overlooking Burnley in Lancashire. The structure is in the shape of a misshapen tree, bending into the wind. Its style is a panopticon (designed to look through rather than into), and is powered by the wind… Continue reading