Monthly Archives: January 2016


The image to the left, courtesy of wafuworks is of a page of a shimacho. Shimacho (Japanese) means stripe book. They are fabric sample books. They have a number of purposes. Sometimes they are  commercial samplers. Sometimes records, created by … Continue reading

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January Blue Note

I don’t do January at all well. The crescendo of Christmas and New Year has past. I am diminished. January is a grey note, repeated. I want to hibernate. Sleep till spring. Curiously, when I do sleep, I have colourful … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

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