Everyday Objects

Antiques column: Stanhope, a little novelty souvenir

I find it a lot of fun, especially when you’re at it. A recently screened program (perhaps not too recently recorded though) featured one of the hunters with a Stanhope. A great novelty. Stanhopes are small novelty keepsakes that contain a miniature peephole revealing a mysterious photograph. The Stanhope is …

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Day 8: Take a photo of gratitude

The challenge Take a fresh look at the people, places and things in your life. Now take a picture. It could be a building you haven’t noticed before, a tree in your yard, children at play, or your pet. Fill out the form below to share your photos with us! …

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A&E Briefs – May 26, 2021

Local high school artists shine The recent Peninsula Olympic High School Art Exhibition at Peninsula College featured 39 works of art including ceramics, collage, digital art, drawings, mixed media, paintings, photographs and videos of local high school students. Sequim won three individual awards, including Michaela Vogel, who won first and …

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TV spotlight falls on soap maker Chorley

Droyt’s Products has been trading in Chorley since 1937 in Progress Mill, a Victorian cotton mill. He makes traditional glycerin soap using old machines and most of the process is still done by hand. Droyt’s is one of the last factories in the world to create soap using such a …

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