Royal Dux

Recently when taking off on a flight to Austria I calmed my nerves by not dwelling on the strange noises the plane was making and wishing we’d gone to Scarborough, but on the wonderful Austrian Royal Dux porcelain factory and

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Bakelite

As a schoolboy I was never allowed to answer the telephone in our house when it rang, it was an adult only prerogative. Oh how I longed to be an adult and lift that heavy, beautifully modelled, Bakelite receiver. Plastics

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