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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December Reflections 4: Red

December Reflections 4: Red

Nature is red in tooth and claw and nobody knows this better than a person that shares their life with cats… At 4 am today there was a thud, followed closely by another thud, and another. It sounded curiously like a rather fat cat pouncing on something. “Has Dusty brought some prey in?” The Crooked Man went to investigate. Dusty had indeed brought some prey in and when he saw his dad, he let goContinue readingDecember Reflections 4: Red

In a pickle

In a pickle

Shops are now open to sell anything on their shelves and we are no longer restricted to purchasing whatever some government official has deemed to be “essential”. We popped out to The Shed yesterday as I needed some parcel tape to package up some things that I need to be posting off. We had to hunt, it wasn’t in the Stationery section, but we eventually found it in the DIY area. It’s not of greatContinue readingIn a pickle

Recent movements of the: Deux Escargots

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post by mail. who is this user Beth Loft 86390, France

October 29, 2020 at 12:12PM

It’s mass migration time! #livereportingfromtheroad #france #autumn2020 #thelockdowndash


  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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