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school students. A bookbinder and wood areas where talks and demonstrations engraver were also present. One half of took place during the day. These were their stand was given over to an Intertype mostly concerned with various ways in machine, which was producing name which business could be improved. I am slugs; these were then blind-embossed sure these could be very useful, although onto the front cover of a notebook or diary. sometimes they can be over-loaded with This was a popular attraction, with several detail that is diɤcult to absorb in customers taking part. While Jean waited minutes. Some seem to be more style over for her two books to be completed, we substance – or is it just that the topics are were told a story relating to the Intertype: not relevant to me? as it was being installed, the false Àoor started to break under the weight and One of the more interesting things to had to be reinforced. As the stands all had be announced the day before the show got carpets laid, this did not go down very well under way was the intention of the IPEX with the staɣ at the time. However, it all organisers to run their show in autumn came right on the day. of 2, just as the future dates for ‘The Print Show’ were published. We will have Jean and I followed our usual routine to wait and see how the companies resolve of viewing the stands around the walls this issue, either as separate shows, or by of the hall and then moving through combining the two. the aisles, where the larger stands were situated. There were several lecture All images © Ron Watson The Printing Bike on which Nick Hand cycled from Bristol to Mainz and the Gutenberg Museum, printing on his Adana at places he visited on the way. Hopefully Nick will be bringing it along for his talk at the Bristol Convention.