Because They’re So Outrageously Lovely: the Art and Activism of Deborah Wace

Featured photograph is by Conny Harris, with Elizabeth Perey.   The first thing I saw was a scarf. Or rather, a photograph of one, delicate, exquisitely patterned, with a graceful drape that could only have been silk. It was lifting in a breeze, the corners held proudly and tenderly by a woman. Weirdly, she seemed... Continue Reading →

Not Lost After All

(For the history of The Handweavers, Spinners and Dyers Guild see here.) That is the land of lost content, I see it shining plain, The happy highways where I went And cannot come again. from A Shropshire Lad, 1896 by A. E. Houseman     It is a glittering autumn day. The streets of Battery Point are bathed... Continue Reading →

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