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Killing It Softly: Shattered Silk

It’s beautiful. It’s romantic.

It’s dying. It’s incurable.

It’s tragic. It is doomed.

It begs for its story to be told, even as the story comes to a sad, inevitable end . 398 more words

Vintage Hands At Home

The Tazzle Man

A few months ago, at a car-boot sale in York, I stumbled on a very battered and dirty volume of the Yorkshire Archaeological Journal. I maybe paid 50p for it, if that. 1,606 more words


Indigo Boro Love

As far back as I can remember I have had an affinity with textiles.
The oldest memory of mine as a young child was endlessly spinning around in circles in my family kitchen with two indian scarfs grasped tightly in my hands. 197 more words