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The lone black sheep

Baa, baa, black sheep, have you any wool?
Yes sir, yes sir, three bags full!…… (lyrics)

Growing up my mother used to “sing” this nursery rhyme to us and my brother just loved it. 450 more words

clipping in bressay

Last Saturday my dad asked me if, after I’d finished work at lunchtime, I wanted to come over to Bressay and help (errr.. take photos) of clipping his pal Campbell’s sheep. 367 more words

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Ollies Visit to Papa

Oliver recently spent the day clipping sheep on Papa, an island off the west side of Scalloway. Papa Isle is owned by the Smith family, the founders of Jamieson & Smith, he headed there with my (Ella’s) Uncle James who runs Berry Farm and a group of willing clippers and packers! 570 more words

Waas Show

Hello! last Saturday dawned a bit damper as me (Ella) and Sandra headed out to Waas for the Walls Show.

Spirits were not dampended however and we soon got to work (after a cup of tea and a bacon roll!) judging the colourbox. 169 more words

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Health update on the lung thing {zzzzzzz}

So it’s been a few months since my last health update. One reason, as you might have guessed, is that I’m doing better, for the most part. 2,055 more words

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Cunningsburgh Show

Our tour of the Shows continued this week and we headed to Cunningsburgh on Wednesday. It was a lovely day, the only one of the week so it was great to be out! 192 more words

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Voe Show 2016

On Saturday I (Ella) had the task of heading up to the Voe Show to Judge the Colourbox Competition. We have mentioned it many times before but in case you’re not sure what it is – every year we choose a selection of 8 shades of yarn and people have to use at least 5 of the shades in a Fair Isle garment or accessory. 259 more words

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