Saturday, April 28, 2012

Felting at Down Arts

Today Elaine was at Down Arts Centre with 11 felters! A great time was had by all and fantastic articles made.

At our lunch break we had sample pieces and felt pens under our belt!

Exquisite delicacies, felt flowers for a corsage.

striking fabric ready to be made into a bag.

2 of the felters making seamless bags!

Shocking pink and aubergine bag in the making.

Large felt flowers in beautiful colours.
The newly refurbished Down Arts Centre is a wonderful venue, thank you! 

Raspberry Pi - a first look

I've been following with interest the development of the Raspberry Pi a very small, very cheap computer from Cambridge university:

It holds out great prospects for the resurrection of computer science in schools, the young in general, and for oldies like myself.

The initial interest has been phenomenal, with hundreds of thousands of people wanting one.

I've not got one myself yet, but there's a good first look on this BBC clip: