At first I thought I’d make a gansey by closely following a traditional pattern. Turns out that’s problematic: most patterns are modern ones, retrospectively designed from finished garments and photographs. 418 more words
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Somebody asked me last year…
What do you do on your writing weekends away, how does it work? What is it you actually do?
Hmmm, quite a difficult question to answer really, as no two weekends are ever the same and there’s no real agenda to follow, just a few ideas I know I want to spend some time on. 885 more words
One of my initial reasons for carrying out my family history research was to see if I could work out where my “brains” came from. Most of my cousins and siblings have not progressed, from an educational point of view, beyond what were then called ‘O’ levels. 517 more words