Category Archives: technology

Experimental Ways of Living

Near the end of March, 1845, Henry David Thoreau (1817 – 1862) took an axe into the woods near Concord, Massachusetts, and he built himself a cabin by a lake where he lived, on and off, for the next two … Continue reading

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Artisan Pencil Sharpening

A while ago I came across a video on the BBC website of a man sitting in a shop window carving wooden spoons. His name is Barn Carder, but he is widely known as Barn The Spoon. He spent some … Continue reading

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