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Toasty toes…

This week Carol Woolley shares with us her creative side. Carol has been getting handy with the crochet hooks and has managed to create a fantastic pair of Mary-Jane slippers to keep her toes toasty. A great photo accompanies this

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Costume drama

A guest post by Liz Ritson on the Ross Wigham blog this week highlighting the Dressing the Stars exhibition which is currently available to view in Woodhorn, Northumberland. The exhibition shows movie costumes which have appeared in some well known

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Mask making: From Animism to the Internet of Things

Louise’s post ‘Mask making: From Animism to the Internet of Things‘ is a fascinating look at animism in art, using mask making as her starting point. Mask making: From Animism to the Internet of Things by Louise Atkinson

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Walking on the wild side and seeing things differently

Apologies for the most tardy of weekly summaries to date for Week 46! Technical problems (broadband connection becoming very flaky and then the hub ceasing to work) on Monday and Tuesday added to the delays caused by visiting family and

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Traditions are important

What are your family traditions? Celebratory cakes? Going out to a particular place? Carol Woolley shares some of her family’s, and photos of her great needlework project that is one of those traditions. Traditions are important by Carol Woolley.

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