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Ja, Wol / Nee, Katoen

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Ja, Wol / Nee, Katoen

(Yes, Wool / No, Cotton) When the first wee floers* (I learned to speak a wee bit of Shetland dialect a while back..) start to appear, the first people come into the shop asking for cotton and I always feel conflicted about this little fuzzy plant.  I used to sell cotton but I kind of stopped.  I’ll tell you why... The cotton making industry is hurting the environment. To keep it short but informative, click HERE and find out more on a very short & sweet webpage made by WWF. 20,000 LITERS Is the amount of water needed to produce...

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RALLY DRIVING AND WOOL BUYING (on navigating and choices)

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RALLY DRIVING AND WOOL BUYING (on navigating and choices)

One of my biggest wishes came true last weekend. I went rally driving! Ever since I was a kid I have wanted to step into a car and wildly but intently chase directions. I could picture myself in a cool car with a cool outfit from a very early age. After a lot of slides and theoretic information about what rally driving actually is, me and my man finally went on the road and drove our way through 5 different navigation style maps (I had no idea there were so many…) to find the hidden letters and prove we actually...

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