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Lifetime Cocoon Workshop 2018

Fri. 21st Sept. 4pm to Sunday 23rd Sept. 4pm 2018.  Fee: £275 Book and pay on-line Please email me for more information A unique, workshop for anyone open to exploring their relationship with their mortality through the highly creative medium of needle felting. You will learn some simple techniques, and can also bring your own […]

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Grazing animals versus industrial livestock

Deer Friends, Wolves, Lynx’s and sheep!  Here is a link to Rebecca Hosking’s  recent talk in Chagford. I would like the BBC and all media corporations (and Cowspiracy – the film) to differentiate between grass fed animals and grain/soya fed intensively farmed animals as it is of supreme importance and there is a planet of […]

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Thinking about soil – 2017

To set the scene, here’s a poem by the wonderful Matt Harvey: Much Ado about Nothing Don’t spoil the soil.  You’ll foil the toil  of all who shuffle round this mortal coil. Clean it from under your nails and off vegetable skin, but keep it clean from poisons for the planet to win Because soil, […]

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Community Supported… Textiles?

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is now a growing phenomenon.   Can we look to a similar model for more sustainable textiles? Click on the link below to read the article published in September 2016 in Felt Matters (International Feltmakers Association magazine). New wave textiles ifa article 1

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The Power of Feet Felt!

Click the link below to read my article published earlier this year in the International Feltmakers Association magazine, Felt Matters.  It’s about how I interpreted the ancient legend of how felt making began, and turned it into a powerful experience to be enjoyed by groups, schools and individuals.  You can buy the kit in my shop, […]

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