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New Fabrics

I love the designs of William Morris, and, in my opinion, the fabrics represent very good value for money, with a metre typically costing something in the region of £45 (although it does vary depending on the composition). 159 more words

We love old things, not high value antiques that we’d be too terrified to have in our home for fear of becoming precious over or bumping into or scratching.

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Urban Living

Useful Work Versus Useless Toil

As part of exploring William Morris’ debate in favour of useful work as opposed to useless toil, there was homework this week that involved a friendship bracelet.   438 more words

University Of Waterloo

Llywelyn, Siwan and the Tree of Life

Diolch i Rhys Mwyn am dynnu sylw at fy llyfr yn ei bost diweddar. ‘Mae’n lyfr swmpus, yn gorlifo o wybodaeth ac yn frith o lyniau lliw’. 504 more words


Work worth doing: a meditation on meaningful employment and professional development

It is right and necessary that all men should have work to do which shall be worth doing, and be of itself pleasant to do; and which should be done under such conditions as would make it neither over-wearisome nor over-anxious. 1,677 more words

Stirring a Hornet's Nest

I’m glad to report that our west lawn has received its end of season cut, amidst much activity on site. Now part of our ongoing maintenance schedule for the lawn, we aim to carry out this activity each season in the pursuit of a richer wild flower sward – from 2016 we’ll be cutting this area from mid-summer. 435 more words

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