Wood in the service of mankind #12 – Keeping the home fires burning, Slovenian style
on the hillsides…
In (Julian) alpine meadows…
…and in the Soca Valley.
Stay warm, beloved Slovenia!
Celebrating BATSFORD BOOKS
~ bringing a little colour to Austerity Britain in the late 1940s…
Post-war urban fantasies of a countryside never known, or forgotten since escaping it at a young age.
Wood in the age of industry – shuttles at Richard Arkwright’s cotton mill
Wood in the service of mankind #10 – Industrial shuttles and bobbins
bobbins from a bygone time
When cotton was king…
and men were expendable
Wood in the service of mankind, 9 – Unknown soldier, c1917. Ukanc, Bohinj, Slovenia
- Wood in the service of mankind, 7: Water pulleys for arabian wells
Camel driven pulleys to raise water from deep wells. Previously an essential part of arabian settlements. Now a museum feature for modern arab youth.
now replaced by pipes, tankers and pumps
al jissah on show