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Levenwick tweedRead MoreMay 19, 2018

Next week on Saturday there is to be a talk about tweed making in Levenwick.

Benjamin Hannavy CousenRead MoreMay 19, 2018

Every year we have interesting people coming to the studio to visit and have a chat.

What's on the loomRead MoreMay 19, 2018


We have been weaving cloth for an order; Basta Voe.

Burra Ness and a brochRead MoreMay 19, 2018


This week we have had wonderfully sunny weather, just right for a walk along to Burra Ness.

Receiving the blogRead MoreMay 19, 2018

Many of our readers have replied to last week's piece about staying on the blog. Here is a final reminder for those who missed that entry.

Tours in Shetland 2018Read MoreMay 12, 2018

This week has seen the first tour of the season and what a great start to the summer!

Projecting KlimtRead MoreMay 12, 2018


If you like sumptuous colour, check this out!

Tiger sharks and languageRead MoreMay 12, 2018

Over in Australia, on the romantically named Gulf of Carpentaria in the North, the Yanyuwa people have an extraordinary relationship with tiger sharks.

Arts on prescriptionRead MoreMay 12, 2018

Dr Daisy Fancourt in a video on the BBC news website is calling for the arts to be available on prescription.

Do you want to continue to receive the blog?Read MoreMay 12, 2018

If you have subscribed to lots of different streams, like I have, in order to learn new things then you will know that the law is changing to increase protection and privacy online.