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Here is another article, an appropriate one at this time I hope. There has been a lot of commemoration of the struggles and sufferings of those who fought in what used to be called “the Great War”. Much less is heard about the efforts of the women left at home – indeed, relatively little is known about them. But a hundred years ago women were toiling and making sacrifices to support the war effort, just as they did later in World War 2.

More about Chapman-Taylor and his elusive wheels can be found in Chapter 5 of the book, and at http://www.nzspinningwheels.info/norwegian.html#C-T

I have also added an “About me” – partly as an excuse to show you some nice scenery.