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How to make a Sussex Trug

An appreciation of the skill involved in making a Sussex Trug, by Robin Tuppen of the Cuckmere Trug Co.

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The apparent simplicity of a trug is deceptive; although simple in terms of design, name and use, the construction of a traditional Sussex Trug requires much skill in order to transform the humble…

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Savile Row: The basics

A brief insight into Savile Row tailoring, by Simon Crompton of Permanent Style

Image courtesy of Henry Poole & Co (Savile Row) Ltd

Savile Row may be one of the most powerful brands for menswear anywhere in the world, but few understand it. It conjures up, perhaps, a sketch of an English gentleman: dapper and exceedingly…

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How to Pan for Gold

Five tips on gold panning by a world champion gold panner - Vince Thurkettle.


It is not quite as dramatic as the Hollywood film ‘Paint your Wagon’, or quite as harsh as real-life prospecting would have been in the mid-1800s in Gold-Rush California, however, standing up to…

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