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For those of you in the UK who enjoyed the Industrial Revolution section of the Olympics Opening Ceremony, you might enjoy this. A very interesting wander through the period, including the lesser known bits like the Free Miners of the Forest of Dean.

By the way, I am still in awe of the wooden machine that hammers linen cloth.

Posted at 4:44pm.