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Liberty of LondonRead MoreJanuary 13, 2018

Liberty of London is holding another Open Call, this time for interiors design.

Thank youRead MoreJanuary 13, 2018

Thank you, friends, for all your well-wishes during this bout of 'flu.

What! No blog!Read MoreJanuary 6, 2018

Due to what is usually known as "technical difficulties" there is sadly no blog this week.

Lava Lamps and the security of the internetRead MoreDecember 30, 2017

Did you know that the safety and security of up to 10% of internet traffic is assured by... lava lamps?!

Christmas Lectures 2017Read MoreDecember 30, 2017

Do you watch the Christmas Lectures each year on the telly?

Merry Christmas everyoneRead MoreDecember 16, 2017


Although it is perhaps a little early for Christmas wishes, the weather has brought us beautiful scenes which go well with the festive season.

A BIG BirthdayRead MoreOctober 21, 2017

Many of you have met Maggie who volunteers for us, sewing, making coffee, entertaining and generally keeping the place in order. I am sure she is going to be displeased with me telling you all but...

A rest for the blogRead MoreOctober 21, 2017

It has been a Very Busy Summer and now it is time to rest...

Tweed in ShetlandRead MoreSeptember 2, 2017


This week I gave a talk at the Textile Museum about the History and Heritage of Shetland Tweed.

Funny ferriesRead MoreAugust 26, 2017

We love our Shetland Traffic News and Advice which tells us what is going on in the isles with a dash of humour!