Extended blog post of interest about knitting and writing.

07/04/2010

Recursive Retreats

I’ve been spending the weekend at the most wonderful and tiny writing conference in the small town of Bowness on Solway in the northwest corner of England. It’s amazing what interesting and inspiring events take place in the hidden corners of the world. This conference cost £8 ($12) for two days of talks about writing, […]

07/01/2010

Liverpool Part 2: The Knitting

Before we left what I call the middle of England but what seems to be considered part of “the north” to the English — I suppose in the way Long Islanders consider everything above New York City as “upstate” and most everyone in the USA considers Chicago the “midwest” even though Denver is actually pretty […]

06/28/2010

Liverpool, UK Part 1

We visited a couple of yarn shops and I bought some cotton/corn yarn from Rowan to make a pair of lace gloves. There is plenty of sheepy stuff in Liverpool too!

06/28/2010

Bankfield Museum, Halifax, England

I can’t really post a photo essay from the Bankfield Museum, because they made me sign a form saying that the photos I took were for my personal use only. But since a blog is personal, I’m going to sneak a couple of photos in here and hope nothing bad comes of it. Last year […]

06/20/2010

Manchester, Cottonopolis

  Today was quiet: breakfast, then writing while watching some silly dragon boat races. Before we knew it, it was almost 2pm, time for a late lunch then back to the hotel. A great day, since I love the quiet days. I even like to have some days never leaving my room, except perhaps to […]

06/17/2010

EuroDonna is alive and well!

EuroDonna here, at home and happy in Manchester, England and getting ramped up for our first real day of the trip. It took just about two entire days to get here and settle in. Don’t ask. But we left our house Tuesday morning at 8, and by Wednesday evening we were here, checked into our […]

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