Entries by juradigital

AC/DC Vinylize Lands

Arguably the most famous rock n roll record ever made and now you can actually wear it on your face! “This was released five months after lead singer Bon Scott died. The song is a tribute to Scott, and the lyrics, “Forget the hearse ’cause I never die” imply that he will live on forever […]

Munich Musings

It’s Monday and I’m collecting my thoughts about 3 full on days we had at Opti Munich. This is another trade show where the finest people in the world creating hand-made, niche eyewear show us the very best they can do for us. If you love spectacles as much as we do then this sounds […]

Another Win For Glasses Wearers!

In breaking news the other month, wearing spectacles has been linked to intelligence. University of Edinburgh researchers have reported that a higher level of cognitive function is linked to wearing glasses would you believe!? Optometry Today reported that whether or not a person wears spectacles is linked to their mental agility.   Well … doesn’t […]

A Crazy Idea

Open a boutique for eyewear that only offers the very best niche product with service and surroundings to match.   Its just short of 7 months now that we’ve had Bottomleys Eyewear Boutique in RE6 at the beautiful Piece Hall just a hop skip down from Bottomley Opticians in The Old Town Hall on Union […]

A New Relationship

Over the last couple of years we’ve been going out to the trade fairs in Paris, Milan, and Munich and each time I was there I found I was drawn to a rather colourful stand with the most exciting spectacle frames I’d ever seen. They were from Belgium of all places! Each time I looked […]

A history of Bottomley Opticians

I have been working for Bottomley Opticians,  in Halifax and Lindley solidly for the last 11 years. Long before that I worked for the company when we were located on Commercial street in Halifax. I started at the age of 10, when I would accompany my father to work on a Saturday morning. At the […]