Nice old things

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Spent a brilliant few hours at The National Archives this morning. Lovely place, filling a building that feels like the civil service you see in old reels – just newer.

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Churchill’s memorandum telling civil servants to write less.

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Original ink drawings by Ronald Searle.

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Old globes!

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These are interesting – posters produced with blank spaces so local communities could fill them in as required.

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Loads of food for thought. Huge thanks to Laura, Emma and Ruth for showing us round.