This is the blog of Ronald Bartels that wanders on and off the subject of problem management (that is how it started), but it is best described by Ray who says this is Daddy's thoughts! Like the best music is from the Eighties and a wee dram helps in solving most inconveniences.
Vinyl - the Awesome World of Things
Emile Berliner invented the flat disc record and these first discs were
produced using vulcanised rubber. Later he discovered that a secretion
from the lac beetle and slate dust produced an extremely hard wearing
but very brittle surface which became the standard for records.