By the end I was frustrated and grumpy so we left. I did, however manage a quick hello to the spinners and weavers.
|A basket of beautiful homespun wool!|
|The Spinners and Weavers creations|
The next day it was off to the Sustainable Living Festival. This time I was a bit wiser and I took only Miss Eight!
|A little stop along the way!|
I came across a fantastic idea. A 'fix it' group! A group of skilled people showing others how to mend their broken stuff instead of just throwing things away. They are keen to to help establish groups elsewhere so if you are interested in beginning one near you, get in touch with them. You can email them at firstname.lastname@example.org
|A table of repairs in progress|
|A table of busy sewing machines and overlockers|
Then along came this!!! A huge armchair with wheels, travelling along powered by solar! It was towing a little cart which was a ..................
BAR! Music playing and everything.
I loved this stall. The Bike and Blend. You bought a smoothie, were handed a blender jug and then hopped on a bike and pedalled like mad to blend your smoothie!
These guys were all washing dishes so that disposable plates and cups were not needed. I am assuming they were volunteers but I don't really know. Isn't it great!
All topped off with a leisurely cruise up the Yarra with Miss Eight who had a lovely day feeling special. It's not often just the two of us!