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Van Gogh animatedRead MoreApril 13, 2019

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to immerse yourself in a painting? Well...

The patterns of musicRead MoreApril 6, 2019

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A friend-of-the-blog from across the world has sent us a link which has us enthralled... the beauty of musical notation.

Happy Mothering Sunday!Read MoreMarch 30, 2019

In the UK we celebrate Mothering Sunday today.

A tough weekRead MoreMarch 23, 2019

This past week has seen some dreadful events across the globe but there is also hope and kindness.

Nora Fok Read MoreFebruary 23, 2019

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A friend-of-the-blog has sent in a link for an article on thisiscolossal.com which has had us enthralled.

The Joan Project and The Shetland Tweed CompanyRead MoreFebruary 23, 2019

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Two exciting things have happened this week...

The Britain-Zimbabwe Society - a Research DayRead MoreFebruary 23, 2019

On the 15th June this year, the Britain-Zimbabwe Society will be holding a Research Day focused on Creativity and Innovation in Zimbabwean Arts and Science.

A strange link between Shetland and WalesRead MoreFebruary 23, 2019

In the tweed research project many interesting and unusual links are cropping up.

Symbols of home - the milaya bedsheets of South SudanRead MoreFebruary 23, 2019

The South Sudanese Civil War has been ongoing for more than five years. In that time, more than a million people have fled the fighting to Uganda, many carrying their belongings in their bedsheets which are known as milaya.