Bounty on the Beach

Having just joined the Transition team, I am enjoying getting to grips with the seemingly infinite diversity of strands of work that we do. Last week’s University of St Andrews Orientation Week made for a perfect if exhausting showcase. I love cooking and I am always looking for some unusual (and free) ingredients so one of my favourite events was the Beach Food Forage Skillshare session, led by Read More…

Volunteer profile: Pam, the Skillshare sewing guru

We have asked Pam, who helps out with our Skillshare sewing workshops, to tell us how she got into repairing and upcycling clothes. Here is what she said: As a war baby, I grew up in an environment when of necessity as little as possible was discarded. Old sweaters were unravelled and the wool reused, socks darned, elbow patches added, clothes unpicked for fashionable patchwork or rag rug mRead More…