Video: How to get ahead in business the Boulton and Watt way

Thanks to Bettakultcha and Media Squared, here's a video of my Murray, Boulton and Watt presentation at the amazing Temple Works, Holbeck. It's a tale of green sand and subterfuge, of how one of the biggest names of the industrial revolution tried to stop a competitor in his tracks... ... also the slides are on Slideshare … Continue reading Video: How to get ahead in business the Boulton and Watt way

Help, our industrial heritage is falling down!

Temple Works is a one-off. Its construction as a flax mill in 1840 must have made a powerful statement about Leeds' status as global pioneer of industry. At the time it was said to be the "largest single room in the world," with innovative air conditioning under the floor and sheep grazing on a grass-covered … Continue reading Help, our industrial heritage is falling down!