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Norwegian weaving symposium - Sunday morning

Sunday started with an overview of how weaving is today in Norway, I was five minutes late, but I don’t think I missed much. There are plenty of hobby weavers, but very few professional ones. 422 more words


Norwegian weaving symposium - Saturday afternoon

There weren’t a lot on the program for Saturday afternoon. I went shopping in the sales an exhibition area during the lunch break and ended up buying the new book on weaving with children that my weaving instructor has contributed to. 254 more words


Norwegian weaving symposium - Saturday morning

Saturday morning started with the KRUS (the Norwegian word for crimp) project which focuses on furthering the use of Norwegian wool in Norway. I’ve heard them talk before at a regional meeting in Egersund, but they are as usual very entertaining and knowledgeable to listen to. 386 more words


Climate DOOM?

You cannot deny it. Climate change is happening, fast. The current rate and magnitude of climate change in the Holocene epoch is extraordinary and greater than ever. 513 more words

My Reflections

Norwegian weaving symposium - Friday afternoon

I arrived in Lillehammer after a 2 hour and 20 minutes train ride from Oslo. I knew I had some time before the program started, so I decided to walk to the conference area through the city and visit some yarn shops on the way. 504 more words


BookTalk event, 16 Nov 2016: Meet the Author—Cathy Rentzenbrink

Join us for a special BookTalk in collaboration with the Paristamen CIO funder-initiative on death and dying, as part of the Being Human festival. We welcome acclaimed writer, Cathy Rentzenbrink, for a ‘Meet the Author’ session in conversation with Jenny Kitzinger about love and loss and her remarkable memoir,  403 more words


The Educationalist...

As a precursor to my next lecture visit to China later this month here are a couple of promotional items and some photos from the previous tours of 2016. 35 more words