Tag: farming

You may remember that, last year, I mentioned how thrilled I was to be invited, along with Kirsten Kapur, to design a sweater for Susan Gibbs and Emily Chamelin’s project The Shepherd and The Shearer. Well, the sheep have been shorn, the yarn has been spun, the patterns have been written, and a lovely booklet […]

If you are lucky enough to find yourself at Kilchiaran, where lichen, wind and water claim the graves of Islay’s ancient dead. . . (Kilchiaran) . . . if you take the narrow road that winds up the curve of the bay; if you follow that road in sight of the sea; and if you […]

Needled reviews: The F-Word. Tuesdays, 9pm, Channel 4 Richard Sennett, The Craftsman (Allen Lane, 2008) Don’t get me wrong, I do not like The F-Word, but it is worth watching it occasionally for a few cheap laughs. You know the bit I mean: when Gordon tells you how to make his pea and lettuce soup […]