Ernest No 6

Ernest No 6

Ernest is a journal for cusious and advernturous gentlefolk. It is a guide for those who appreciate true craftsmanship, who are fascinated by curious histories and eccentric traditionsand who care more for timeless style than trends. It is a periodical of substance created for those who love to buildfires, embark on road tris, camp under a canopy of stars andrun full pelt into the sea. It is for people who whittle.

Issue 6:

Inventory: A treasury of artefacts, inventions and curious tales including sea monsters, unexplained sounds, brain theft, sleep patterns, a balloon riot, aqua mess, Admiral Byrd’s Snow Cruiser, a red-faced malkoha and a guide to pressing seaweed.

Curious histories: Share in the joy of exploring sea-shanties, superstitions and sea-faring vernacular. Get a glimpse of the unexpected inventions that stole the show at the Great Exhibition of 1851.

Place: Examine the allure of basic structures at the ends of the world to understand our relationship with isolation, wilderness and creativity.

Slow adventure: Soak up the atmosphere of an Ecuadorian cloud forest. Witness a rare occurrence of the Aurora Borealis on a Welsh mountain replete with tales of mythological giants.

Workmanship: Meet the archivists who become so immersed in cataloguing the work of 19th-century wood engravers, the Dalziel Brothers, that their research seeped into their daily lives.

Timeless style: Follow writer Oliver Carter-Wakefield and photographer Hanson Leatherby as they lace up their hobnail boots and woollen breeches to ascend Snowdon in the footsteps of George Mallory.

24-page guide to the Galapagos Islands

Wild food: Read the history of Burton ale, a vanished brew that was once as popular as an IPA. And a Bristol coffee roaster shares his love of restored machinery.

Softcover, 160 pages, perfect bound and printed in full colour on FSC approved uncoated 140gsm and silk 170gsm paper in Bristol, UK.

22.5 x 17cm


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