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Late summer in ShetlandRead MoreJuly 21, 2017


The seasons change quickly up here in the North. What is the start of the summer heat in the south is already changing in Shetland.

The tiniest fossilsRead MoreJuly 15, 2017

Patterns, patterns and more patterns. The world of the smallest fossils in the world features many.

The world's favourite colourRead MoreJuly 8, 2017

A survey of colour for Hull City of Culture 2017 has found what has been dubbed "Marrs Green"; the World's Favourite Colour.

Simmer DimRead MoreJuly 1, 2017

It is the height of the summer in the Northern Hemisphere, and we have the longest days in the UK to enjoy.

John LewisRead MoreJune 22, 2017

On the last textile tour we had a guest who works for John Lewis, familiar to those of us in the UK as department stores and Waitrose groceries. Susanne told us about their textile collection.

Fun things to do on a textile tour!Read MoreJune 17, 2017

This week I have been running another tour of Shetland. One thing I like to do is to take advantage of whatever is going on in the isles.

Our volunteersRead MoreMay 27, 2017

At our recent AGM, the directors gave a vote of thanks to the volunteers who do so much to help GlobalYell.

An architectural illusionRead MoreMay 20, 2017


"All the world's a play and

Creative ConfidenceRead MoreMay 13, 2017

Here is an interesting piece from the website, TextileArtist.org, all about Creative Confidence.

April showersRead MoreApril 22, 2017

Just a word of advice for anyone visiting us in the next few weeks. Bring warm clothes!