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Thank youRead MoreOctober 6, 2015


Last week I blogged about some curtains that can harvest energy from the sun and asked if someone could explain a little more about them.

Pollution in AfricaRead MoreOctober 6, 2015


If you have the stomach for some powerful images, have a look at this series of photographs which use rubbish to make a point about pollution in Africa.

Money as textileRead MoreOctober 6, 2015

Banknotes, those elusive, value-laden in all senses of the word pieces of paper have a finite life, as we all know. Here is an ingenious use for decommissioned notes.

Our first orderRead MoreOctober 3, 2015


The start of any new venture is fantastic and scary at the same time, so it is exhilarating and daunting to be starting to weave our first length of cloth for an order.

Solar curtainsRead MoreOctober 3, 2015

From the website of Design Indaba, the Cape Town design publication and Festival, comes interesting news about a curtain which can make energy from sunlight.

The end of Wool Week 2015Read MoreOctober 3, 2015

It is coming to the end of Shetland Wool Week and what a week it has been!

Paris 2015Read MoreSeptember 26, 2015

We have just returned from Paris, the city of romance.

London in SeptemberRead MoreSeptember 26, 2015


Regular readers of the blog will know that we were away in London and then Paris. Here is some of what we found in London.

Wool Week 2015Read MoreSeptember 26, 2015

It is finally here. Shetland's celebration of all things woolly has arrived!

Next week's blogRead MoreSeptember 12, 2015

This is the week of the Big Trip. And the start of a whole new adventure for us at GlobalYell.