I am grateful – I suppose – to the Weather Gods for their assistance in thoroughly stress-testing my new hat with a variety of weather-related challenges. 509 more words
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John Lewis has reported online sales up by more than a fifth as Christmas spending continues to climb.
The department store saw online sales rise by 22% in the week to December 7, the second week in a row in which more than a third of its business went through its website. 214 more words
Inspired by two recent thrifting vintage finds – both of them tweed. The first is a bespoke (made from scratch) lady’s tweed suit maybe from the 50′s or 60′s made in Ireland by a shop on Dawson street which is no longer in existence. 760 more words
In 2009-2010, I was contracted by Cardonald College Glasgow as Project Manager on the Harris Tweed Skills and Development Project. This involved the development of the first SVQ qualification for Harris Tweed weaving, co-ordinating the accreditation of 123 Harris Tweed weavers and the delivery of the first formal training course for new start weavers in 10 years. 42 more words