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Exquisite patterns: Japanese Textile Design Books

Monday, February 17, 2020

Exquisite patterns: Japanese Textile Des...

The Launderers

Friday, February 14, 2020

a guest blog by Timothy Hawley, Ph.D, a retired psychologist who, for forty years, was the proprietor of the Contre Coup Press, an avocational private press located in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.A. In today’s social network-obsessed world, the idea that a...

Ciphers and sympathetic ink: secret love letters in the Granville papers

Friday, February 14, 2020

Before the encrypted digital communication of our day, diplomatic correspondence involved using trusted couriers, and sometimes ciphers of the kind that featured in an earlier Untold Lives blogpost. Lord Granville (1773–1846), whose family papers have recently been acquired by the...

The rise of flexitarians and veggie butchers

Friday, February 14, 2020

The Vegan industry is booming. Many people are changing their diet for any number of reasons from diet and health to environmental factors. According to a recent Mintel report (which is free to access in the Business & IP Centre)...

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