This fall, I’ll be back out on the fiber trail. Here’s where you can find me: Sauder Village Fiber Arts Fest Archbold, Ohio. September 24‒27 Now in its second year, the Fiber Arts Fest at Sauder Village in northwest Ohio has grown by leaps and bounds. This year, the living-history museum welcomes five instructors with workshops … More 2015 Fall Workshops
This is the third and final installment about my 2013 trip to Scotland, Shetland, and Norway. Bergen. We left Shetland and took the short flight to Bergen in western Norway on Midsummer’s Eve. Our hotel was near the university, which has a fantastic museum with a number of knitted artifacts on exhibit. I was surprised to … More Part Third: Solstice and stavkirke.
This is the second of a three part story about my recent trip to Scotland, Shetland, and Norway. I’ve read a fair number of essays about a traveler’s first impressions of the Shetland Isles. Many of these begin, quite reasonably, with the surprise one experiences in suddenly popping out of a cloud in a tiny … More Part Second: Where sheep watch the sea.
“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” –Marcel Proust This is the first of three posts about my 2013 trip to Scotland, Shetland, and Norway. For me, one of life’s greatest joys is in revisiting corners of the world I have previously explored. This has always struck me … More Part First: The traveller returneth.