... and don't they know it.
... and don't they know it.

Lobelia, Morag and Retta are, I regret to say, about to venture forth to meet all sorts of unpleasant procedures at the UKTI testing lab.  If I could save their sweet tweedy skins I would but legislation and any number of shops calls for a CE mark.

I have told them how nice the scientist is and how everything will be so beautifully clean and tidy but really their’s no avoiding the fact that they’ll be (shhhhh! pulled, pinched, jabbed even have a flame hover dangerously close to them). Still, if it’s the only way to flood the world with tweedy creatures then so be it.

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Posted by:mogwaii

Born: 13th March 1969 in Edinburgh Star sign: Pisces Where do I live? An beautiful island called Lismore Who with? I live with my gorgeous man - Yorick, and my beautiful boys Ruben (currently 14) and Tom (10) and we also have cat poppy, cat Bashy and cat Spyro. What do I do there? Water veggies in the polytunnel, loads of mopping up, picking up clothes, cooking and washing dishes. The rest of the time I'm in a blissfull state in my studio making things out of wool and designing the next must have (in my head!) and a lot of cycling to and fro My favourite Books: Right now...empowerment books like "The power of now" and "The Secret", but also John Fowles "The Magus" and "The kite runner" and I love the "Tao of Poo" My Favourite films: Babettes feast, Wings of desire and The colour of Pomegranites. My favourite music: Bach cello suites for designing, Dolly parton for making (especially her album Little Sparrow), Teddy Thompson and loads of other stuff! What did I do before moving to Lismore? * Went to school in Edinburgh (South Morningside primary then St. Mary's music school and then George Watson's) * Went to Brazil for a year, fell in love, learnt Portuguese and spun a lot of wool * Studied foundation in visual arts in Manchester poly and then went on to study BA Hons in textiles at Goldsmith's college * Made felt hats, sold them at Camden market and then eventualy Liberties and had Ruben in the midst of it all - moved to Pathhead * Tom came along and I stopped making hats. sung lots of Jazz, taught Brazilian and samba singing, recorded an album and started singing with La Boum * Tom went to school and I set up Mogwaii * Moved here in 2006 There you go!! xx Sarah (from left) Ruben, me and Tom (from left) Ruben, me and Tom

6 replies on “Off to the lab

  1. Samples have now been received at the lab and price and technical details agreed. Knives have been sharpened, flame height measured and pullers/pushers checked. All we need now is the quotation approval returned and the lovely softies will be no more!

    This is my job but I somehow feel disgusted with myself – I swear that Morag just shed a tear towards me………

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