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The Petrin, or French bread dough trough, was a typical sight in the kitchens of France. In the days before it was easy to pop down to the local Boulangerie bread in France was made at home.

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Vercingetorix (82BC-46BC) was a King and Cheiftain of the Averni tribe who united the Gauls in a failed revolt against Roman forces during the last phase of Julius Caesars Gallic Wars. The Averni were a Galic tribe dwelling in the modern Auvergne region. In 52 BC.....

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Knockdown Furniture

Knockdown furniture is simply furniture that can be taken to pieces, we more commonly call it flatpack. Hands up all those who think it was invented by Ikea in the 1950's.

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