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4 October, 2019 | Blog

Dyslexia and Horology

World Dyslexia Awareness Day (ahead of Dyslexia Awareness Week, which starts on Monday) is the perfect time to talk about horology. Really, it is. One of the first things I noticed when I became Editor of the Horological Journal in 2018 was how many horologists appeared to have dyslexia. (And,... View Article

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1 October, 2019 | Blog

BHI Exam Results

Once again, it’s a pleasure to see a very respectable number of successful candidates in this year’s BHI examinations. Very well done to all of them. It is most encouraging to see improvements year on year and 2019 is no exception. Generally, there was an overall improvement and for the... View Article

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23 September, 2019 | Blog

Producing the Horological Journal

We’ve just gone to press for the October issue of the Horological Journal (HJ), meaning we have a bit of breathing space as we move on to November’s. This seems like a good time to give a little more information about the monthly production process for the longest continuously-running technical... View Article

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9 September, 2019 | Blog

Dragon Boating

So, next weekend, the BHI will compete in the Newark Dragon Boat Race to raise money for Beaumond House Community Hospice and the Children’s Bereavement Centre. I will be participating, by which I mean volunteering my husband. (It’s the best contribution I can offer, seriously. You don’t want me on... View Article

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3 September, 2019 | Blog

Time Rules Us All

Time rules us all. We run our lives by it, remind ourselves constantly about its passing (carpe diem! Tempus fugit!) and never seem to have enough of it. Stories about travelling through it are classic and concepts such as relativity remind us that actually, we don’t even really know what... View Article

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