WhatfettleUnder The Pier Show

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Southwold’s pier has been recently refurbished and now bosts a water clock and arcade with machines made by Tim Hunkin.

My favourite was the doctor who listens to your chest and then writes an illegible presciption:

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The water clock is great, made from recycled copper water tanks. The figures are animated every half-hour under hydrolic pressure from the bath.

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Typical lads – can’t hit the pot!

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Well worth a visit!

Some Links:
Under the Pier Show
Tim Hunkin
Rudiments of Wisdom
Secret Life of Machines
Hunkin’s Experiments