Every kind of modern textile printing technique has been available in India for many years. That hand block printing, the oldest and most laborious of all printing techniques, is still in so wide a production – overwhelmingly for her internal market – in India would be a mystery. 820 more words
Listening: to Saturday Classics on – you guessed it – Radio 3. Lots of recordings by Toscanini, for a pleasantly old style afternoon.
Reading: ‘Practical Basketry Techniques’ by Stella Harding and Shane Waltener – because I’m converting the 7 metre iCord into a coiled pot – but slowly, because it’s hard on my arthritic hands. 293 more words