Working with wool – from Skiathos to Cumbria

  • 3. Faltering First Steps

    Timing really stinks, sometimes. Everyone knows what happened next. We had two brief forays out into the world after the fire and then the UK finally woke up to covid and curbed normal activities. The textile artist was confined to base camp, right next door to the bare concrete pad that was all that remained…

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  • 2. More Beginnings

    After the eye-opening revelation about micro-plastics and acrylic versus natural fibres, the conversation moved to Greece. For many years, the engineer had squirrelled away his savings and surplus energy and concentrated his holidays in one place. With the help of a raggle-taggle assortment of Europeans, he re-built a tiny Greek fisherman’s house in the old…

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  • 1. Of Difference and Change

    Arthur argues that I should start at the beginning. However, one thing we agree on is that my brain doesn’t work the same way as his and I am inclined to start elsewhere. Possibly even with a different story. All the beginnings have already passed us by, so what harm could there be in being…

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