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Arms and Legs - the finaleRead MoreJuly 14, 2018

The Shetland Textile Museum has on display the entries for its Arms and Legs competition.

ÇatalhöyükRead MoreJuly 14, 2018

Over the water in Turkey there is a spectacular archaeological site, Çatalhöyük.

Going off the beaten trackRead MoreJuly 14, 2018


Sometimes going off the beaten track is a Very Good Thing...

Next year's toursRead MoreJuly 7, 2018


Next year we are running tours again across the islands, focusing on the textiles of Shetland. But we are adding an extra day...

Ann Sutton - new workRead MoreJuly 7, 2018

Ann Sutton, the originator of the studio in Yell and doyen of weaving, has an art opening this month.

A week of artRead MoreJuly 7, 2018

I have been away for a few days and managed to catch some galleries and shows in London and Cardiff.

Tilt BrushRead MoreJuly 7, 2018

Last week there was an entry about drawing and sketching. Here is the next level!

Frida Kahlo at the Victoria and Albert MuseumRead MoreJuly 7, 2018

London's Victoria and Albert Museum has an exhibition which is worth going to see; Frida Kahlo.

The sound of islands which never existedRead MoreJune 30, 2018

An Atlas Obscura article this week highlighted the work of Andrew Pekler who recreates the sounds of islands that probably never existed.

New Designers 2018Read MoreJune 30, 2018

This week was the first week of New Designers in London.