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Thursday, October 15 2015

Running to Catch Up!


It has been a busy few weeks.  Yarndale came and went in a flash, and I failed to photographically record any of it!  The weather looked very kindly on us for Yarndale, and the folks came out and supported it well.   It was lovely to be back in Yorkshire, and we did have time for a trip down memory  […]

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Sunday, November 2 2014

A Pictorial Account - Glencanisp 2014

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I asked those who were on the recent retreat at Glencanisp to send me photographs of their time there, if they were happy for me to include it in a blog post.  So here they are - no descriptions, just a pictorial account of our week at The Lodge.    Many thanks to those who allowed me to use their  […]

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Sunday, October 26 2014

Glencanisp Lodge Retreat 2014


What a lovely week we had at the inaugural fibre retreat at Glencanisp Lodge.  And what a lovely, lovely lot of retreaters.Sadly the weather did its utmost to ruin our fun, but in October in the Highlands you have to take what you get, and sometimes it can be absolutely stunning, while at other  […]

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Saturday, October 11 2014

So that will be autumn here then


We had an incredible month of weather during September.  It was mild, sunny, and dry.  The weather for the retreat on Tanera Mor was just fabulous.  So it was a bit of a shock to wake up on the 1st October and it was as if someone had flicked a switch from Summer to Autumn.Autumn means much growling  […]

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Tuesday, April 2 2013

Business, then Leisure


Before I get on to the leisurely walk we had today, I'd like to discuss the new postage rates that are in force.  Through discussions with our post mistress, Anne, in our local Post Office, and through acquiring new bags for posting, I have managed to package yarn in a way that keeps the increase to  […]

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Friday, February 22 2013

A Lodge Retreat

Some of you may recall this blog post, which included photographs of Glenanisp Lodge, which is an old hunting lodge which was part of a Community Buyout a few years ago by The Assynt Foundation.Well I am very pleased to announce that there will be a second yarny retreat this year, but this one will  […]

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