Looking through my files this morning I came across the following bit of writing. It is an account of a trip Ian and I made in 2004 to Mull in Scotland. Read on, if interested.
KNITTING AND SPINNING RETREAT
ISLE OF MULL, SCOTLAND JULY 24-31, 2004
“I should have brought my knitting” – this is what I said when I entered the room of the hostel where my companions for the next week were gathered. This no frills Knitting and Spinning Week had been organised all the way from Tasmania, Australia, with more local co-ordination from Orkney far to the north in Scotland. Fifteen of the twenty-five members of the group were staying in the hostel, Creich Hall; the rest of us were staying in b&b’s nearby. The definition of b&b is a broad one – two people were staying in their van. Each of us had travelled many hours…
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