Posts Tagged ‘france’

Repair cafés are spreading across the world – Noord-Holland (Amsterdam), Holland – A repair cafe is where to go for advice on mending clothing, furniture, electrical appliances, bicycles, garden tools, computers, dishes and toys. Anything from a broken chair, toaster or even holes in a woollen sweater. Expert volunteers are on hand to help […]

Visited York the other day and came upon the most beautiful religious relic in the Shambles. St Margaret Clitheroe was pressed to death for hiding Catholic priests. The fragment of lace is the cuff of a sleeve said to have been touched by the saint. After her death her hand was removed and this relic […]