The Buying Time Cabinet

  • 2 January: Glass ball bearing made at TBW in 1968 as part of a timing mechanism for lighting purposes.  Donated by Simon Dickens whose father, Captain Desmond Dickens, was Elder Brother of Trinity House 1962-1984.
  • 23 February: Incidental Time: “Then I went back into the house and wrote, It is midnight. The rain is beating on the windows. It was not midnight. It was not raining.” Samuel Beckett.
  • 12 March: Cast of Bitten Ping Pong Ball by Bonzo and Marcia.
  • 22 March: for World Pigment Day, Verdegris Pigment made by suspending copper piping over vinegar in an enclosed jar.
  • 11 June: Glass ball bearing made at TBW in 1968 as part of a timing mechanism for lighting purposes.  Donated by Simon Dickens whose father, Captain Desmond Dickens, was Elder Brother of Trinity House 1962-1984
  • 2 September: “I Miss Time” badge by Douglas Coupland from his series “Slogans for the 21st Century”
  • 3 September: David Pheby’s golf ball, with love from his family.
  • 21 December: Malachite