News - 2014

Opening hours - news story - 24 Dec 2014

I'm just about to close up on Christmas Eve. We'll open again on the 27th, then will be open every day until the 31st. 1st and 2nd we're closed again,…

Christmas post - news story - 10 Dec 2014

Sales from the website come thick and fast at this time of year, but if you're worried about getting your purchases on time, check out the Royal Mail's site for…

What are the odds? - news story - 24 Nov 2014

Meteorites fall to Earth all the time, and everywhere. Mostly, they are too small to notice, or are 'burnt up' as they pass through our atmosphere. It had been thought…

Seven days - news story - 26 Aug 2014

We're always been open on Sundays over August, but over the years have stretched that Spring-ward to include July and then June. This year, we're going to try September Sundays,…

New in - news story - 08 Jul 2014

Everything's unpacked, dried out, priced and ready. The new labels will be done soon, and then there can be a few new things to go out. This year's buying was…

What's happening - news story - 10 Jun 2014

I've neglected the news part of the site lately, in favour of regular Facebook posting, so thought it best to stick up a general run through of what's been going…

Postage costs - news story - 01 Apr 2014

I'm afraid parcel postal prices went up again yesterday, and it's now £3.20 for a standard small parcel. I've had to raise the shipping cost set-up as a result. It…

Tucson stock arrival - news story - 21 Mar 2014

After a few weeks of expecting a relatively early arrival for this year's Tucson stock, it's now looking likely it'll get here on the 31st of March.  There always seems…

Impending doom - news story - 08 Jan 2014

If you've never read Bill Bryson's popular science book, A Short Hisotry of Nearly Everything, I'd recommend it. It does an admirable job of covering a great deal of subjects,…

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