Time and Yule Tide wait for no man

I know what you're thinking, September has only just hit us, please let's not think about Christmas just yet! On the whole I would be the first to agree with this sentiment, but people just love to order our Archistory pictures as Christmas…

The Round Robin

So much to say about this year that I was tempted to send out the old ‘round robin’ newsletter, but I’ve held back. Partly because I don’t want to bore you but mostly because of the tantalising fact that most of our best work this year…

Before ‘Windows’ there must have been ‘Doors’

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Whilst researching a house in Blackheath in London I discovered some interesting notation in the basement. These must have been calculations for the coal bill, scrawled onto the nearest thing to hand- the back of the door. I suppose rather than…

New frame

I've got a new frame option to add to the collection. This one with a gold edge is a rather happy accident as it wasn't the frame I ordered from my picture framer at all! It's a mystery how he got it wrong, but both the client and I really like…

Free Letterhead!

Our architectural drawing service is very versatile. Not everyone goes for the full picture including a house history. Some like to keep it simple and just order the drawing on its own. The drawings themselves can be put to many different…

A Very Small Business

You might like to know that I am giving a talk about my life as a modelmaker and designer this Wednesday 9th April for The Friends of Nonsuch Palace. The venue is the museum attached to Nonsuch Mansion where my large model of Henry VIII’s…