We’re sailing over the top of Scotland right now…It's quite calm and not terribly cold. Tomorrows destination is Invergorden and Lock Ness. !!!!!!!
It’s almost midnight and I’ve just finished working with my students…. they can quilt till quite late in the evening in the conference room if they wish.
I showed some of them an episode of “Jam and Jerusalem” it’s my favorite British comedy and is about a Women's Guild in a small English town. We watched it on the big plasma screen…. and laughed out loud, it was wonderful.
The series is poignant at times with flashes of clever British Humor.
You may wonder why I’ve not mentioned textiles. In Ireland, you immediately think of linen, in Scotland, wool. With the short amount of time ashore it’s not easy to source the factories…
I imagine it would be easier if we had a car.
Yesterday in a minute of madness at the Indian festival, I had a design placed on my hand with henna. It was so interesting…. however, after it had dried and I removed the dried henna…. I could barely see the design, it was orange and it looked like a few more age spots…. but when I woke this morning it had gone the characteristic brown. I’ve certainly received some strange looks today.
But I like the pattern, I think we could develop henna patterns for quilters… but it would look nicer on the palm of you hand…. maybe it would bring you luck as you hand quilt.
Well I’m almost asleep at the computer…. the days have been full of new experiences, not just visual, but meeting new people is just great.
Time for bed.