BBC News – Bonnie prince sewn up in tapestry

25 July 2010 Last updated at 19:18 ET Share this pageFacebookTwitterShareEmailPrintBonnie prince sewn up in tapestryOne of the longest tapestries in the world has been unveiled in Prestonpans. A Scottish artist has unveiled one of the world's longest tapestries, in East Lothian.The work, which has 103 panels, each 1m (3ft) long, charts Bonnie Prince Charlie's…

It’s hot…..!!!

Newsflash….. It's going to be 100 for the next 5 days. We're already inundated by bikers and the sound of the bikes thundering through town is a low rumble and continuous.

Digital to textile: eight views

Gwen's mother had been a nurse and touched many lives. She was a charismatic person that was adored by all. In order to convey that, I decided to used multiple images stitched in bright colors. via digitaltotextile.blogspot.com This is another site I thought might be interesting considering that I love a challenge.

Morning everyone. I'm getting a dab hand at cooking in my small oven… I was able to add some protein to the diet today…..!!!!! I cooked an egg, added tomato and I feel quite domesticated… This is a photo of the prisma pencil sharpener I mentioned in the last post… It works well, and doesn't…

A short note

The blog was playing up tonight…so I decided to finish some other work… The weather here is just wonderful for me… most folk would find it too hot, but I love it. I managed to get a lot of work done today. Accommodation booked in NY, class info to South Africa. Accommodation in London and…

Week 35

From the first photo I took I wanted to make a block with the dragon as the theme.  So thus begins the dragons.  There are lots of carvings of dragons on the pagoda and all are a little different from the others, in fact there are five different dragons and this is the first. via…

A day off.

I'm having a day off scheduled work today. I am tired, but I did walk around Hot Springs and I'm rather impressed. Great galleries, gift shops and restaurants. I spent the morning walking through this venue… it's huge and I can see great potential. There is a lot of work going on with the renovations…

Capturing the day

I woke before the alarm.4.45. And a new day begins…. I will travel  all day today. There's an art to packing the bags and that is all done a day or so before I leave…  I'm paranoid that I will leave something behind, and I do occasionally.       I get really cross with myself. It's chilly,…

I’ll try to capture the day.

The Television is annoying the heck out of me tonight…. so with a flick of a switch, I can turn it off and listen to music as I write the blog. It's my last day in Michigan… Saying goodbye to friends is always a little wrenching. But supper with good  friend Dave in a 50's…

Being Me

BEING ME. For as long as I can remember I've lived in my own private world. I'm never bored and very seldom lonely… When I'm on the road I'm surrounded by the most wonderful people…. however, there is always a time in the day that I sit quietly and work by myself and classical music…