Ghosts: The Stone Throwing Devil

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This is a great historic story akin to that of the Bell Witch.  Mysterious and scary!  Read on, courtesy Notebook of Ghosts blog):

This past week, I have been filling my commonplace book with eclipse folklore, my favorite #FolkloreThursday tweets, creepy dolls, and some new ghost stories. I had an especially fun time writing about The Stone-Throwing Devil of Great Island, New Hampshire. George Walton, a wealthy landowner, and his family were tormented by an invisible force from […]

via In My Commonplace Book: The Stone-Throwing Devil — Notebook of Ghosts

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One Of The World’s Last Remaining Globe-Makers That Use The Ancient Art Of Making Globes By Hand

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Painting our largest globe, the 127cm Churchill - One Of The World’s Last Remaining Globe-Makers That Use The Ancient Art Of Making Globes By Hand
It takes each new team member at least 6 months of practising and learning to make a globe
Shading around the coastlines on a 50cm globe.
It takes each new team member at least 6 months of practising and learning to make a globe - One Of The World’s Last Remaining Globe-Makers That Use The Ancient Art Of Making Globes By HandI figured out how to create globes by trial and error
It took a long time to make one that was perfectly balanced and approx. 2 years before I produced a globe that I could sell.
I figured out how to create globes by trial and error - One Of The World’s Last Remaining Globe-Makers That Use The Ancient Art Of Making Globes By HandFavourite part? Putting on the last gore
It is an immense feeling of pride and you can stand back and admire what has taken so long to complete.
Favourite part? Putting on the last gore - One Of The World’s Last Remaining Globe-Makers That Use The Ancient Art Of Making Globes By HandPeter hopes his skills can be passed down within his family
Jon, adding detail to an 80cm globe.
Peter hopes his skills can be passed down within his family - One Of The World’s Last Remaining Globe-Makers That Use The Ancient Art Of Making Globes By HandGores with one layer of paint added
We have to make multiple sets of gores matched in colour, if the wet paper is ripped or torn while it is being stretched, it can then be replaced with another perfectly matched gore
Gores with one layer of paint added - One Of The World’s Last Remaining Globe-Makers That Use The Ancient Art Of Making Globes By HandAdding…

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