'Not only is punishment risky, but it also fails to teach the dog an acceptable alternate behaviour. The dog does not learn what to do the next time he is in the same situation. He only learns to fear the situation.' Emma Parsons, Click to Calm p73

Sunday, 3 June 2012

Manchester Museum of Science and Industry.

This post isn't dog (or even pet) related--so feel free to skip it! But here are some photos from my  recent trip to the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester. It was a very cool place.

"Baby", the first computer

A re-created textile mill

Dolls... of some kind?

Some electric thing


Big engine thing

Showroom - living room from the 1950s

Showroom - kitchen from the 1930s(?)

Showroom - kitchen from the 1950s (?)



Gas gallery: this place STUNK of gas. Ew!

Gas lamp

Cement gun

Coal/miner man

Gas oven and a very cool apron/dress thing

Lamp-lighter man

Awesome looking engine part

The BEST bicycle


Sara said...

Cool stuff! I love museums like that.

Chris and Ricky said...

Neat! That bicycle with the gigantic front tire was way too cool!

scott davidson said...

Our strange neighbor adores cats and had them everywhere in her house. As if the dozen live cats were not enough, in every room in her house, she has framed prints, large and small, of the blessed animals.0
She says that she orders her canvas prints, like this one
http://en.wahooart.com/A55A04/w.nsf/OPRA/BRUE-8BWPVF by Franz Marc, from wahooart.com who delivers them. Perhaps they can take away a cat or two as well.