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The value of artRead MoreMarch 7, 2015

The news of the destruction of an ancient site in Iraq this week truly shocked us.

An announcementRead MoreJanuary 25, 2015

Tomorrow morning we have some very exciting news! You will be able to read all about it here from ten am.

Merry Christmas from FlorenceRead MoreDecember 24, 2014

This year we are celebrating Christmas and New Year in the beautiful city of Florence.

A very Viking ChristmasRead MoreDecember 20, 2014

The origins of our winter festivals have included the influence of Vikings!

How to REALLY danceRead MoreNovember 26, 2014

Have you seen this amazing dance routine from South Africa. These guys must have practised for ages!

A few moments to help usRead MoreNovember 5, 2014

Writing the blog each week takes time and we love doing it. Discovering new things and finding out what is happening out there in both real and cyber-space is great fun.

The sound of lightRead MoreOctober 29, 2014

Across in Germany, sunlight is being changed into sound.

Time to change the clocksRead MoreOctober 25, 2014


It is the last day of summer... officially.

Tapestry... and tapestryRead MoreAugust 16, 2014

We are on a textile tour this week and we have had a very good chat all about tapestries. A coincidence then that I had been speaking with a friend about exactly the same thing at the start of the week.

Small acts of kindnessRead MoreJuly 26, 2014

A lovely reader has sent in a link which has made us very happy at the studio.