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state. Otherwise, I would like


to


do more in Britain, I love exploring our little islands. My friend Cally Colloman has an OS map of his area, he intends to ride every road on the map and once he rides the road he colours it black. He reckons it will take a lifetime to complete. Well if it takes a lifetime to ride one OS map there will be so many British roads I'll never see, but I would like to see as many as I can.


The book incorporating Nick’s


meetings with Artist’s and Crafters during the Slowcoast project, Conversations on the Coast, is available to buy on the Department of Small Works website.


Made using Scottish and English paper and brought to life by a Welsh printer, this beautiful book comprises a collection of twenty stories of artisans that Nick met along his travels. Each story transcribes the conversations, capturing the background, inspirations and craft of each individual beautifully. A


65 | ukhandmade | Spring 2012


broad range of skills have been covered, from a Stone Letter Carver to a Basket Maker, all illustrated with stunning imagery. If there was ever a book that truly encapsulated crafting in the community, this would be it.


For more information and to see more of the project visit: www.departmentofsmallworks. co.uk/shop.aspx www.slowcoast.co.uk


All images courtesy of Nick Hand


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