The Royal Orders has been growing steadily since it was first formed in 1999. However, a couple of weeks ago with the death of Sir John Clark, K.O.W its membership experienced a small but significant decrease. Sir John had been battling pancreatic cancer for much of 2007. He lost the battle Sunday morning January 20.
By the time you read this, I have most likely had my shoulder surgery. It’s happening at 7:45 AM January 22. I’m going to be out of the office for perhaps two weeks. I will be on the run with David Jansen in hot pursuit. (That’s an age test. If you don’t get it,
This post is a continuation of the previous. If you have not read that one, you may want to begin with it, and then read this. Mike Dunbar. We are beginning to see Gresham’s Law in application in Windsor chairmaking, yet again. The Windsor Institute created a market for chairmaking tools that did not exist
Sir Thomas Gresham (1519 – 1579) was an English financier who while working for Queen Elizabeth I, described to her the problems created by the Great Debasement. Elizabeth’s father Henry VIII had adulterated the money by minting silver coins that were partially copper. Gresham’s explanation is usually abbreviated as “bad money drives out good
Happy New Year. My wish for you is that you will resolve to make lots of Windsors during 2008. If you are able to make one or two of them here with us at The Windsor Institute, that would be great, as we will get to enjoy your company. No matter. Just remember the line