Spiritually I find myself still really at the start of the year and what happened. I really had an excellent evening in the company of Engine Room and diablog’s resident psyche, Dr. J. and others.
The said doc has moved to a new abode which was an excellent location for his guests and which, as a clue, gave great pleasure in the
countdown to midnight.
This post carries the tag ‘watches’ which it is not really about but then why coin a fresh one when faced with a clock tower, and what’s more, one that works!!
Glynsky was not thinking straight when these pics were taken and forgot to photo the face which, though impressive, hid some mechanical jems when the loft was accessed
and one was faced by a real pendulum (also forgot to push ER into the pit!) with operating instructions
and was (honestly) working but I had no means with which to take a movie.
Even better, having scaled the narrow ladder to go up further,…
was to be faced with a self winding mechanism and a seemingly insane set of pulleys and wires
connected to a wonderful ‘birdcage’ style approx 1840 works
and which keeps almost perfect time!
Silly me for being too ‘dim’ to photo more, and the chance to revisit will have to wait a bit, but I hope you enjoy it.
Yours, diablog, in the right key