Posts made in October, 2015

OLSA textiles and prints: DITCH THE PLASTIC

Posted by on Oct 3, 2015 in Discussion, Exhibitions, News | 0 comments

OLSA textiles and prints: DITCH THE PLASTIC

]From 5th October, 2015 ¬†you will be charged 5p for each plastic bag you need in the larger shops such as supermarkets. Now is the time to invest in a strong material bag. OLSA has some beautiful bags made from new remnants of strong upholstery cotton lined with canvas remnants or French linen. They are made to be strong, with double-stitching on the handles; these are long enough to let you carry the bag over your shoulder or in your hands. The straps are wide enough to be comfortable even when the bag is full.    

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OLSA: John Donne

Posted by on Oct 2, 2015 in Discussion, News | 0 comments

OLSA: John Donne

John Donne (1572-1631) was a meta-physical poet and priest. He lived in turbulent times when religious differences between Catholic and Protestant were a matter of life and death. After converting to Anglicanism he became, eventually, Dean of St Paul’s and his religious prose and poetry is as beautifully written as his famous love poetry. This prayer, sometimes written as an excerpt from a sermon, is a wonderful reminder of eventual wholeness and deep fulfilment.   http://www.textilesandprints.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Complete-Prayer.mp3...

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