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Crafts in GreenlandRead MoreApril 27, 2016


Even in the most remote-to-us parts of the planet people make beautiful things.

Beads, beads, beadsRead MoreApril 27, 2016


I would not have expected to find beadwork of such stunning quality in Greenland of all places...

The Drum SongRead MoreApril 27, 2016

We were very lucky to be given a private demonstration of drum singing, sometimes called drum dancing, a traditional music from Greenland.

The Golden ThreadRead MoreApril 27, 2016


On this trip, there was a group of us from various Nordic countries, exploring culture and arts in the remote areas of the region. Our Greenland partner hosted the meeting and gave us each a fantastic present when we left.

the weather diariesRead MoreApril 27, 2016


While in Reykjavik, I went to an exhibition called "the weather diaries". What an incredible and wonderful show!

silentblogRead MoreApril 27, 2016


The long silence is over! I am back from Iceland and Greenland. Thank you all very much for your good wishes and patience while the blog was silent.

Progress at the studio Read MoreApril 9, 2016


We could not do what we do without a team of volunteers...

The Shetland Tweed CompanyRead MoreApril 9, 2016


The Shetland Tweed Company website is live!

It is Scandinavia time!Read MoreApril 9, 2016


The excitement in the studio is mounting. Scandinavia and even further is beckoning...

A donated giftRead MoreApril 9, 2016

This week a welcome box arrived for our library - a gift from a well-wisher down south.