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&SONS PIONEERS - Signs of the times, Wooden Pins Sign Writers

Wooden Pins are a team of British sign writers who use traditional techniques to create beautiful signs and murals for their clients, including shops, bars, restaurants and many other private businesses.    Chris wears the Union Overalls, Fisherman Hat and Elder Grandad Top  Chris wears the Union Overalls, Fisherman Hat and Elder Grandad Top Simone wears the Womens Union Overalls, and Elder Grandad Top Chris Isherwood and Simone Pritchard are the dedicated sign writers behind Wooden Pins, a business they set up in 2014 having previously developed their skills as graphic designers and illustrators for a variety of clothing brands. A major inspiration for Chris was that one of his former bosses, Ray Muchmore, had originally worked as an professional sign writer...

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Tunnel vision and riding for your life

Never mind that the real-life tunnel escape from WW2 German POW camp, Stalag Luft III, was undertaken by British and Commonwealth military prisoners, the American director John Sturges knew his market and wanted to cast Steve McQueen.

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A PLACE IN THE HEART

Back to basics in the great outdoors! The rural idyll that is fforest farm was set up by James Lynch and his partner Sian Tucker. This exceptional holiday destination consists of 200 acres of countryside sandwiched between the river Teifi gorge and the Teifi marshes nature reserve just moments from the coast. The fforest farm project started in 2005 and now offers a fantastic range of holiday accommodation in unique tented camps and converted farm buildings. This is an environment where you can escape the pressures of modern city living and simply enjoy meeting, eating, drinking, relaxing, learning and having fun. Co-founder James Lynch describes their inspiration: “Our dream was to combine the life-enhancing feeling of living outdoors with the simplest...

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If the cap fits…

Hats for men are making a strong comeback and &SONS is leading the charge with headwear that features retro-inspired Baker Boy Hats with an original twist. The range includes Baker Boy Hats in Harris Tweed, Italian Wool and Finest Linen.

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