Niall’s new friend, Sadie the Sealion, is enjoy some sunshine in Stanley today.
The Tartan as Phoenix
Great handwoven tartan is under production in Commemoration of Edward Bransfield.
Weaving had been stalled for a bit. No particular reason other than life. And I really needed a break from everything. I was even able to read a book! A whole one!!
Then reality set in.
The tartan is rising again. It is going to Ireland. And that right soon!
I have the privilege of going to Cobh, County Cork, Ireland in January to be present when my first Edward Bransfield Commemorative Tartan scarf is given to a descendant of Edward Bransfield. And some members of the Remembering Edward Bransfield committee wanted tartan scarves.
No problem. I will just whip up 8-10 scarves.
But then there were issues getting the yarn. (Don’t ask. Just know that a particular credit card company is on my no-use list!) Then life kept happening and being in the same house where my loom resided long enough to actually work on the project was a…
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Nearly Ready to Leave Falklands
Ocean Tramp is moored up in Stanley, Falkland Islands and Niall MacAllister is on board preparing her to head south. Provisions are loaded, ‘Muck Boots’ lined up, winches serviced and more to prepare her for the journey south to Ushuaia in Southern Argentina. We hope to get a few more pics out to you soon.
Great write-up by Lorna Siggins today in the Irish Independent. Thanks Lorna 🙂
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Looking forward to meeting these guys!!
Team South meet up in Killarney to make plans.
Damian Foxall, Niall MacAllister and Lucy Hunt (soon to be Foxall).