Waterproof breathable textiles (WBT), as the name depicts, are employed in the manufacture of garments that are weather-proof, i.e., which prevent the passage of water and heat from the fabric. These textiles prevent both penetration and absorption of water, unlike water-repellent fabrics that only delay water penetration. These permit the flow of water vapor (perspiration) […]
Growing up, the holiday season was a much anticipated time of year. Not only did it usher in the coveted winter break period, but it also signified the end of a month long wait to see what gifts would be awaiting me under the tree. I vividly remember waking up on Christmas morning to gifts […]
Featuring the models voted Model of the Month by Poole Vikings Model Club members at our monthly meetings. Once the page holds a maximum of twelve models, then the oldest will be replaced by the newest giving a good idea of the contemporary modelling standards being achieved by Club members. Our Hall of Fame post […]
See who is up for Album Of The Year, Song Of The Year, Record Of The Year, Best New Artist, and more.
Dorothy Richardson (Dorothy Miller Richardson, 17 May 1873 – 17 June 1957) was a British writer. Richardson attended a progressive school in London, where she studied French, German, logic and psychology. At seventeen, when the family’s financial situation deteriorated, she went to work as a teacher in Germany. She also worked as a teacher in London, […]
Air India AI406 made a rather abrupt landing at Varanasi International airport. This was the final leg of our 8000km journey to start our Indian adventure. Part I We are, Frances Lord and Donald Aitken. Frances, a Lancashire lass through and through, happily living in Scotland and married to a Scot. (Thistle and the Rose, […]
Global Waterproof Textiles Market Waterproof textiles were first introduced in the mid-1970s. These are used to make garments that offer protection from the rain and wind as well as prevent loss of body heat. Also known as waterproof breathable textiles, these fabrics prevent the penetration and absorption of water and are actively ventilated. Repelling precipitation […]