Monthly Archives: September 2015

Repairing Terence Cuneo’s Waterloo

The recent story about the unlucky boy visiting a museum in Taiwan who accidentally punched a hole in a seventeenth century Italian painting¬†is a timely reminder that displaying artworks has its risks, and that one of the worst things that … Continue reading

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The Borders line is back

On the day the Queen celebrated being our longest serving¬†monarch she enjoyed a train ride. No ordinary train ride, but one that is a potent symbol of the rail renaissance that is happening now across Britain. The Borders railway re-opening … Continue reading

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