Allison Thompson

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Maintaining your Road Bike. Some simple rules to follow.

04th October 2006
As every one knows a bike that is kept clean and tidy will work much better than one that is dirty. However before your proceed to carry out any maintenance on your road bike you should ensure that it is clean, but this does not mean just giving it a quic... Read >

What sort of Antiques should you collect?

06th September 2006
Antique collecting has now become one of the most competitive and exciting hobbies around the world. So if you are just starting out you are in for a real treat.   However, do not take the decision of collecting antiques lightly; it will change your li... Read >

What is Jasperware and how to date it?

01st September 2006
Jasperware is the form of pottery devised by Josiah Wedgwood which has a stoneware body and can either be white or coloured and comes in a matte finish. As said it was first developed by Josiah Wedgwood and is most famously known in the popular blue and w... Read >

Ugg Boots. Their History and Origins.

12th August 2006
The Ugg Boot or just Uggs is a generic term for a style of sheepskin boot which has been produced in Australia and New Zealand for almost 200 years. Originally the were called "Ug or Ugh Boots" which is short for "Ugly". However an American Importer (Kool... Read >