August 2020

Record store day

21 August 2020
In a normal year, one day in April would see over 200 independent record shops across the country coming together on Record Store Day. However, as with many things in 2020, celebrations have had to be postponed. So, instead of one day to celebrate vinyl records and the stores that promote them, we...
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The end of one journey

19 August 2020
At the end of July, I passed my PhD with minor corrections. It is a simple thing to say, and seems really rather poignant at a time when young people have recently received their A-level results. Many of whom, having been assessed by their teachers during the unprecedented COVID-19 lockdown...
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The Ericofon

5 August 2020
The story behind the development of the Ericofon began in 1939 when Hugo Blomberg, a technical director at Ericsson, learned of a revolutionary telephone being produced by his competitors at Siemens. Named the ‘Crouching dog’, this model had been designed in one piece: the microphone, earpiece and...
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