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Richard’s Relics July’s object in Richard’s Relics is a flared metal clasp with a screw tightener that clamps the clasped end to something. It has a shaped handle for gripping while in use. Do you know what it is used for clasping in its jaws, how it is utilised, and for what ocassion? We’ll give you the answer in next month’s issue. “They tell me some homes don’t have a piano nowadays. But I don’t believe them. Do you?” John Myatt ARLESEY PHARMACY O pening hours: Monday to Friday – 8.45am to 1pm and 2.00pm to 6.15pm Saturday and Sunday – Closed Last month’s mystery object June’s unusual object was entitled ‘Equation of Time Table’. It was a printed paper table mounted on a piece of board and drilled with a hole at the top centre for hanging on a wall. The description for the use of this table is: The equation of time describes the discrepancy between two kinds of solar time. These are Apparent Solar Time, which directly tracks the motion of the sun, and Mean Solar Time, which tracks a fictitious “mean” sun with noons 24 hours apart. • Repeat prescription ‘drop-off’ and collection service from Arlesey Medical Centre and Larksfield (Stotfold) Surgery • Prescription delivery service to ALL Arlesey and Stotfold residents (including Fairfield Park) BEDFORDS HIRE STOP SMO KING SERVICE AVAILABLE 31 High Street, Arlesey, Beds. SG15 6RA Tel: 01462 731200 Fax: 01462 834068 www.arleseypharmacy.co.uk www.facebook.com/groups/onthebutton/ | #infoonthebutton | on the button issue 59 July 2017 9