Couture Knitting (and tattoos), Scotland: Di Gilpin

Di Gilpin, a self-taught knitting designer in Scotland, speaks in this video about her collaboration with couture designers, including her shrug inspired by the White Witch in "the Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" - and the tattoes of a Russian warrior princess.  As she points out, with a lacey knit worn over bare skin, …


Island Writing Poetry – Jen Hadfield

Jen Hadfield is a poet living and working on a remote island in the Shetlands - she talks of how she writes with definite sense of location.

Francis Boag

Oh his work - I've just looked at his website for probably the first time, and his pictures are so rich, they make me think of new things and remind me of old inspirations.  What a joy! From his website: The title of this picture is a place in Scotland - but when I look …