Monthly Archives: May 2020

A teacher makes 23 knitted dolls to represent each of her students

Many schools are still closed due to COVID-19 closures, forcing parents to homeschool their children and leaving many children to miss their friends and routine. Teachers are another group affected by the changes. Some have had to adapt to take their classes online, through video calls, but it doesn’t achieve …

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Here’s why colorful craftsmanship has popped up in Holt

A COMMUNITY group in Wrexham produced an explosion of color to bring a smile into people’s lives. Originally planned to be part of the Wales in Bloom 2020 campaign, the Holt Knit and Natter group have successfully produced a yarn mural which is now on display in Church Street. The …

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7 professions from around the world to learn in confinement

You’ve baked your fifteenth load of banana bread, hit a wall on DuoLingo, and been tagged in so many 5k challenges that you’re planning a full-fledged marathon. As the lockdown rumbles, your patience is wearing thin and your thumbs are getting more twisted by the hour. What at first seemed …

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