Archive | November, 2010

Bread that is not long

Also known a shortbread. I don’t know why it’s called shortbread, I’m sure there’s a perfectly reasonable explanation but all that is irrelevant because these are made of felt, thread and little beads of sugar. They all have beady eyes that follow you round the room as soon as you’ve taken the lid off the […]

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What’s Your Beef?

A question asked by many vegetarians and meat eaters alike but my wooly beef mince is suitable for all palates. I came across this wool completely by accident at one of Brighton’s local wool stockists and I literally did a double-take when I saw it. It looks so shockingly like a really fatty version of […]

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What's Your Beef?

A question asked by many vegetarians and meat eaters alike but my wooly beef mince is suitable for all palates. I came across this wool completely by accident at one of Brighton’s local wool stockists and I literally did a double-take when I saw it. It looks so shockingly like a really fatty version of […]

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The Bakerloo Tapestry

Lucy Sparrrow has lovingly embroidered a giant map of the London Underground. It took the 23-year-old 42 days to create the 9sq m tapestry which is made up of 2,400m (2,625 yards) of thread and 142 buttons. ‘One of the hardest parts was getting the scale right,’ said Miss Sparrow. ‘It was tough fitting all […]

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