Tag Archives: Craftspeople

Where Will We Get the Skills?

There was an idiot on the radio, the other morning, as there all too frequently is.  He was a journalist interviewing a guest, talking about the economy.  The hoary old subject of Britain’s decline as artisans, craftspeople and as the … Continue reading

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Made With Contempt

I was watching a television show aimed at children, the other day, called “How It’s Made”.  http://science.discovery.com/tv/how-its-made/ The show is a documentary program showing how common, everyday items (including foodstuffs like bubblegum, industrial products such as motors, musical instruments such as guitars, and sporting … Continue reading

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