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Daily Archives: May 17, 2010

Such a parcel of rogues

Such a parcel of rogues

Congratulations to Alistair Carmichael on his new job as David Cameron's whipping boy. While he protests that he is not part of a Tory government, let's remind ourselves of what his new job actually is: coercing Liberal MPs elected on a Liberal manifesto into voting for Tory policies overwhelmingly ... Read more...

Dropping stitches

Dropping stitches

Here we are about to host a conference on knitting in Shetland, known everywhere for its knitwear, just as worldwide interest on the traditional craft is taking off once again, and lo and behold our councillors plan to stop paying for knitting instructors to teach traditional maakin skills to Shetla... Read more...