Made in Britain

KEF UK

KEF UK

“I like small people I like tall people, if they’ve music, they’re wired for sound” Cliff Richard once sang, or at least that’s what I thought, and so did my Mum! Just to explain, my Mother is a master of the misheard and reinterpreted lyric, the twisted lyric as ...

Antony Bridge Landscape Artist

Antony Bridge Landscape Artist

It is something that has always fascinated me, given immense pleasure and created total confusion over the years, the world of visual art. As an art form it has also challenged my understanding as I often return to the recurring conundrum of how some people can create paintings and ...

UNIQ Furniture

UNIQ Furniture

The concept of making old things new is not a recent one, we have attempted to preserve, restore and provide longevity too many items for centuries. We have all heard of the “Make do and Mend” slogan from the Second World War pamphlet of the same name, providing handy ...

Peter Layton – London Glassblowing

Peter Layton – London Glassblowing

It’s that time of year, yes, the time for festive cheer, maybe a beer, something to share and the giving of gifts, peace and goodwill to all and each and every one of us. One of my fondest sensory experiences of Christmas time is the smell of a real ...

Aviation Leathercraft

Aviation Leathercraft

When I was young, well, when I was younger, a good Mate of ours, we’ll call him Dave for the purpose of this article, owned a Triumph Spitfire. Dave’s Spitfire was the envy of many a young buck, add to this that Dave was also the figure of many ...

Morgan’s Pomade Company Ltd

Morgan’s Pomade Company Ltd

Words by Travis Blake An independent British manufacturer of luxury hair and beauty products established in 1873 and famous throughout the World! Some years ago my Father told me that when his hair turned prematurely, to his mind, grey he discussed with my Mother the possibility of reversing this not inevitable process, oh such vanity! Considering his ...

Cornish Crabbers, Sailing Yachts And Day Boats

Cornish Crabbers, Sailing Yachts And Day Boats

Ah, this Island nation of ours completely surrounded by sea, I guess we could stay put and just enjoy the land but why limit ourselves when there is all that water to enjoy and explore and the opportunity to find some tasty food too! In order to get cracking ...

Woodbridge Farm the home of Dorset Blue Vinny Cheese

Woodbridge Farm the home of Dorset Blue Vinny Cheese

Ah, cheese, a famous favourite food stuff that has passed in to our very own folklore complete with catchphrases, “Cheese Gromit” and of course Monty Python’s classic film Life of Brian and its parody of the Sermon on the Mount, “I think it was, blessed are the Cheesemakers” and is ...

Allett Mowers

Allett Mowers

Allett Mowers is a British owned, Staffordshire based, high quality cylinder lawn mower manufacturer that has been helping us keep those beautiful greens looking just so since 1965. The business was founded by horticultural engineer Reginald Allett, who developed the 36” cylinder mower which quickly became the favourite tool ...

Respoke Designs

Respoke Designs

Based and operating from the beautiful Worcestershire town of Malvern, home of lots of hand built stuff including a well-known motor car, you will find a family owned, and hand crafted jewellery business. Nothing unusual in that I hear you say, however, this particular creator is not, in both ...