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Scientific experiment: How hot is our fire?

Robin and I have been wondering whether Gandalf was correct in saying that not even ordinary gold would melt in a domestic fire. The melting point of gold is 1064ÂșC, but we couldn’t find any temperature values for a coal house fire on a quick search, so we’ve been experimenting …

Odd stuff

We drove to Glasgow and back today because the website of a piano dealer there said they were having a closing down sale. Sadly, they seem to have already closed. Went looking for things to spend my Christmas book tokens on but didn’t find anything. Any recommendations? We passed a …