Happy New Year to one and all.

Despite overdosing on turkey and beer we’ve been hard at work at this end during the holidays.
The process is closer to chemotherapy than conservation at the moment as we cut and curette under the corrosion in search of good metal but it’s coming good.
One of the more worrying prospects was…

2006 Part 2

12th October 2006 - 12:45

I remember standing by the water's edge watching a body liquefy before my eyes. The smell was indescribable. It had been submerged for a few weeks awaiting recovery and now seemed desperately anxious to get on with decomposing.
In a perverse moment of political correctness someone had the brilliant idea of renaming body bags 'disaster pouches',…