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I luv u Banksy, Wall and Piece

Imagine a city where graffiti wasn’t illegal, a city where everybody could draw wherever they liked. Where every street was awash with a million colours and little phrases. Where standing at a bus top was never boring. A city that felt like a party where everyone was invited, not just the estate agents and barons of big business. Imagine a city like that and stop leaning against the wall – it’s wet…Read more about Banksy Wall and Piece… Read more…

Five must-have quilt-making books

Five must-have quilt-making books

If you’re wondering what to get a friend who loves quilt-making or a book about quilts to buy for yourself, then this selection of quilt-making books make great gifts. I sifted through a range of gift books at the local bookshop and also the library to come up with the following quilt selection (in no particular order). They all look excellent, so enjoy.Read more about must-have quilt-making books… Read more…

Quilts 1700-2010, Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Quilts 1700-2010, Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Quilts 1700-2010 at the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) is a must-see exhibtion for anyone who loves quilts, is interested in social history or wants to find out more about quilt-making. Sue Prichard has written a book that accompanies the exhibition, Quilts 1700-2010: Hidden Histories, Untold Stories; a gem that replicates the exhibition well and is great to delve into for inspiration.Read more about Quilts 1700-2010 at the Victoria and Albert Museum… Read more…

Who moved my cheese? Dr Spencer Johnson

Who moved my cheese? An amazing way to deal with change

Who moved my cheese?, written by Dr Spencer Johnson, is a simple story that reveals profound truths. It is quick and easy to read, in fact can take less than an hour, but is something that stays with you. Cheese is whatever makes you happy, whether that’s a career, family, personal relationships or health. The story asks, how do we cope with change? How do we find what we want again, when it has moved? Read more about Who moved my cheese?… Read more…

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