Conservation

WRAP up this winter: Valuing our clothes

WRAP up this winter: Valuing our clothes

WRAP: Valuing our Clothes It’s December which means one thing… shopping.   And the UK is a nation that knows how to shop, regardless of the season.  But…did you know: the average UK household owns around £4,000 worth of clothes – and around 30% of clothing in wardrobes has not been worn for at least a year; […]

Friends of the Graveyard

Friends of the Graveyard

  I had a brilliant day out at Edinburgh’s Doors Open Day when I was treated to a guided tour of the Calton New Burial Ground.  In 2010, this graveyard, along with four others in Edinburgh’s World Heritage site, was placed on the World Monument’s Watch List, and identified as a site of international importance that […]