Revisiting the Past

My new-to-me Dutch table loom with 16 shafts, all warped up and ready to weave.  Isn't it wonderful when someone reminds you of something you did a long time ago and that you had forgotten about? My sincere thanks go to Monica, a recent student, who remembered having...

Release the load!!

You know what it's like, I suspect.... I've had a warp on the loom that didn't like the humidity changes we experience here in France.  There were lots of different yarns in stripes, which I am quite used to, but a couple, in particular, didn't want to play ball.  I...

May – and advances on all fronts!

May - and things are hotting up fast!! Firstly, may I introduce you to Bailey?  He's our poster boy today!  Bailey is a labrador X (not sure whether with Beagle or with a spaniel of some kind!) and is just 4 months old.  We had been missing Charlie, who had to be put...

Spring has sprung – with a vengeance!

Just a week ago, if you had told me that Spring would arrive and transform our garden from winter's silhouettes into verdant flower and leaf, I would have laughed disbelievingly!  But this is just what has happened! Last week the trees outside our house were twigs -...