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Skin shoes and knitted shoe inserts from Iceland

A Quick Note!

You may have noticed a lack of blog posts in the last few weeks.  There’s nothing to worry about; things have been crazy busy with work, which is a good thing, but has meant that some things, such as writing for Being Knitterly, have slipped.  There’s actually a lot to write about, but not the […]

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The Custard Factory

Pen Nibs and Custard!

I’ve always had a fascination with how things are made, whether that be by hand or machine.  As I child, I remember watching milk bottles being filled in a factory; it was quite mesmerising! Recently, a group of us went to Birmingham, which is Britain’s second largest city.  For many centuries, the main industry was […]

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