Sanday Knitters

There is a wonderful article at Orkney Today about the now defunct Sanday Knitters company.

As I understand it, the Sanday Knitters were victims both of their own success, and of the high delivery costs entailed in getting raw materials in, and finished garments out, of Sanday. In fact, we had a conversation about this with one of the knitters, only last week.

Let’s hope that the Sanday Spinners can approach a similar level of success. Bags I the trip to La Belle France.

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A Month in France: Nothing is Lost

A Month in France: Nothing is Lost

I am lagging on the Month in the Country prompts, and lagging badly at that. I have a list of prompts t be caught up on and I shall be working my way through them here, or at Scattered Thoughts depending on where the post most naturally sits. I have elected to tackle the prompts not in date order necessarily but to seize upon prompts that offer me space in which to write down the things that I am feeling the need to say. Even if I need to crowbar it in. The thing is, I am going to continue to be short of time and space in which to write and so a two-for-one is useful and I hope to do as many of those as I can. Seems like a plan? … Continue readingA Month in France: Nothing is Lost

Oh, deer

Oh, deer

Nell and I had a lovely walk this morning. The weather has cooled considerably and there was a very pleasant breeze. We both made better time than of late. … Continue readingOh, deer

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  1. February 21, 2008

    Is that “Harray Potter” bloke still going, or has J. K. Rowling taken out an injunction?

  2. February 21, 2008

    Hi, Tez.

    Yes, the Harray Potter is still going strong. I think he has a web site… hang on…

    yes, here you are

    I haven’t had chance yo visit yet – our time on the mainland is always full of necessities and no time for rambling and pottering

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