February 2016

Looking at textiles from the sheep and wool perspective

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18 February, 2016 - 10:14 | Sue Blacker

 

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Full of the joys of a New Year, I was pleased to see that the thinking people were busy.  In January, both the Oxford Farming Conference (big guns, big business, big numbers, big results) is held, as is a newer alternative version called the Real Oxford Farming Conference (sustainability, innovation, new models, less is more).

Tamar: a river and the tale of a yarn

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8 February, 2016 - 09:01 | Sue Blacker

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It seems that this watery story is timely, though sadly not everyone is in a position to appreciate the sheer amount of water around the UK at present.  Our thoughts are with those who have suffered flooding and those trying to keep their sheep from growing webbed feet.

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