Morals and Apprentices

Coincidentally, on a morning when I would have preferred to dispatch an apprentice to scrape the frost off my workbench, today marks the passing of the Health and Morals of Apprentices Act 1802, whereafter one was expected to mollycoddle the unpromising urchins in one’s employ.

Still, the frost did provide some levity betimes as I observed our two terriers struggling to find traction whilst in hot pursuit of a partially-thawed possum.

Jack Plane

About Jack Plane

Formerly from the UK, Jack is a retired antiques dealer and self-taught woodworker, now living in Australia.
This entry was posted in Distractions and tagged . Bookmark the permalink.

2 Responses to Morals and Apprentices

  1. Robert says:

    I am proud to be self taught


I welcome your comments

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s