Tuscon writer, Heather Ordover, gets make do and mendy, and artist, Micheal Swain, mends clothes and the community in San Francisco’s Tenderloin. There’s talk of jam.
Send audio postcards using the new iPhone 3.0 software (or the recording device of your choice). Record the sounds of where you knit, spin, sew, or make do and mend, and record a separate voice over narration. Send both files in MP3 format to email@example.com, with the subject line: Postcard.
Support the 4th Plinth Knitters! Anne Makepeace will be knitting on the plinth Sunday, July 26th from 5.00 to 6.00pm. Knit or crochet a flower for her blanket and send it to: 58 Low Friar Street, Newcastle, NE1 5UE.
Knitsib Alix, also has a place on the plinth next month, on Monday, the 13th of July, from 10 to 11 pm. I’ll be there, with friends and knitting, and hope to see you there.
The full text of Marge Piercy’s poem, To Be Of Use, is here.
Repetitive Stress top tips: PAIN FREE: A Revoloutionary Method for Stopping Chronic Pain, by Pete Egoscue. (Caveat: I haven’t read it yet.)
The Vertical Mouse and a shorter keyboard have helped me.
If you’re in or near Washington DC, do check out the Smithsonian Folklife Festival, on the National Mall, June 24th – 28th, and also July 1-5th.
KniTunes were programed by Amy Hewgill, and provided by and used with the permission of:
- Sophie Madeleine – The Knitting Song
- They Might Be Giants – Am I Awake
- Tanya Davis – Art (US/UK)
- Scott Krokoff – A Better Life