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Jumpers... for penguins?!Read MoreMarch 7, 2014
You've heard of bananas in pyjamas. How about penguins in jumpers?
Cullivoe Up Helly AaRead MoreMarch 7, 2014
This time of year when the weather is changeable and the light is returning to Northern climes, we celebrate the brightening of the days with Up Helly Aa, the annual fire festival and general community merriment.
Sumer is icumen inRead MoreMarch 5, 2014
The sound of summer - bees buzzing in the flowers. Just a nice noise? The scientists don't think so...
How to make a tapestryRead MoreMarch 1, 2014
Here is a link, sent in by one our our gentle readers, to a YouTube video all about the art of tapestry.
Singing Saturdays Summer SeriesRead MoreMarch 1, 2014
The font that conquered the worldRead MoreMarch 1, 2014
At the moment we are working away at a new project, one which involves looking at fonts and typefaces, identity and communication. It is quite tricky getting that sort of things right but here is one font that has succeeded almost too well.
A knitted football bootRead MoreMarch 1, 2014
Now, I never thought we would be blogging about football but it is the 21st Century and here we are!
GlobalYell - the interviewRead MoreMarch 1, 2014
A couple of days ago, I was interviewed by Caroline for the radio. Caroline came up to the studio to record something for the Late Programme.
The illusion of colourRead MoreMarch 1, 2014
Mark Rothko, the American artist, has had a makeover. Or at least some of his works have, according to the Economist.
Building their own libraryRead MoreFebruary 28, 2014
The young people at this school in California have been creating their own library. How about this for ideas!