A quick first edit of my grandfather’s funeral.
I think I got the Swedish part right. Let me know if it’s wrong.
Caught in the act!
(by Baldwin Hamey – nom de plume) On the south side of Westminster bridge stands a large stone lion, or so it seems, but it is not made of stone at all, but of Coade’s artificial stone. The process for the material was invented in the 1720s by Richard Holt who took out a patent in 1722. The exact composition of the material is not known, but the ingredients were finely ground, poured into a mould and then fired in a furnace, producing a very durable stone-like product…
Video by Marc Wells.