Looking Back to the 1930s: Maurice Kish’s Job Hunters

It's winter; the crystal white snow that fell last night has already been trampled into the street, turning it a muddy brown with every heavy footstep. Men appear to be on their way to work, in twos, threes, solo employees, wrapped up against the cold.  One man carries a red bucket, filled to the brim … Continue reading Looking Back to the 1930s: Maurice Kish’s Job Hunters

Dudmaston Hall – a surprise in Shropshire

Summer in the UK will usually mean a visit to a National Trust property; house and garden ticket and fudge in the shop, tea and cake a must! However, a surprise was awaiting at Dudmaston Hall in Bridgnorth: modern art as collected by one of the previous owners. Sir George Labouchere's travels in the diplomatic … Continue reading Dudmaston Hall – a surprise in Shropshire