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Recent Listens

Here’s what I’ve been listening to recently. Some of these selections are new, and some are a bit old but new to me. What are you listening to? 30 more words


My Silk Robe, part 1

I have been sewing a few things for other people lately. I made curtains for my mother in law, and a birthday dress and cute little skirt for my grand daughter, Miss Bean. 929 more words

May Rolag Club: Oak Apple Day

Welcome to Forgotten Festivals Rolag Club!

This month we are celebrating Oak Apple Day on the 29th of May.

Oak Apple Day, also known as Royal Oak Day, celebrates the restoration of Charles II to the British throne. 656 more words


25/05/16 - Ipswich

Midweek racing returns to Ipswich this Wednesday where the track is rated a Good 4 and the rail is out 8.5m.  The forecast is for fine weather.   1,693 more words


Exhibition: Korea, Joseon Dynasty – Royal Banquet for Celebration of the 40th Birthday and Thirty-Year Rule of King Sunjo

Exhibition dates: 6 June – 9 October 2016

This folding silk screen (pictured above) is on loan to the Cleveland Museum of Art from Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea. 242 more words


Thai Fabrics: Part 3. Thai Silk

Nothing speaks to old Siamese traditions more eloquently than Thai silk. But the Thai silk market is treacherous with its outright counterfeits and low-quality, high-priced imposters. 5,424 more words