A bee-musing concept!

Posted on February 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

The revival of a Victorian toilet innovation means men is Stoke will find things easier when going for Apis. In the 19th Century, Twyford Bathrooms used to decorate its urinal stalls with a small picture of a honey bee ­ Latin name Apis ­ to give chaps something to point the, er, chap at to help aim and avoid splashing. Now the pee bee is back. With a special commission from Gladstone Pottery Museum in Stoke, Twyford Bathrooms has designed and manufactured a special and exclusive set of male urinals with the Apis firmly fired into position. Gladstone Pottery Museum in Stoke-on-Trent is currently spending £1.5 million of Lottery Money and European Aid to rebuild its sanitaryware galleries. The galleries, due to open later in 2001, will show in graphic detail the history of sanitation. Twyford Bathrooms ­ as one of the oldest and most important names in the British bathroom ­ is a major sponsor of the new galleries. No museum of sanitation would be complete without an Apis Urinal, so Twyford have made two,

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