Archive for the tag 'Lord Armstrong'

After experiencing two days of toast arriving after my cooked breakfast was served I had a cunning plan. I ordered a piece of toast to come with my cooked selections. On this occasion the table toast arrived before my breakfast so I need not have ordered a piece to come with my breakfast!
When we had [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Oct 12th 2018

My previous post on the house at Cragside can be viewed here.

14 Comments CherryPie on Feb 8th 2014

Synopsis (from book cover):
William George Armstrong was one of the leading and most successful of Great Britain’s nineteenth century engineers. At Elswick he began a career in mechanical and civil engineering, moving into armaments, and then on to naval and, at Walker, mercantile shipbuilding.  In the later decades of the Victorian age his company was [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Feb 7th 2014

I invite you to join me at Vision & Verb to read my very brief history of Lord William Armstrong who was an inspiring scientist, innovator and philanthropist.

No Comments CherryPie on Aug 8th 2013