Manahoana from Madagascar!

Originally posted on write.what.you.see:
Dear Josh, It’s been just over a week that i’ve been back in Madagascar. There was a bit of a snaffu with Ethiopian Airways… or rather, it was partly my fault for not paying attention to the minute cues they sort of give as to when to board…

What’s in Stock: February 2018

While we don’t have an online ‘shop’ per se, I have recently been invited to a few home-hosted-events with an assortment of stock in tow. Attendees can view the selection online, which i will continue to add to in the coming days. If you let me (or the host) know your preferences from the photos…

December 2017 Basket Stock Sample

We’re gearing up for the first ‘official’ Christmas sale of the 2017 season in Landmark, Manitoba. See the ad at the bottom of this post for those details. We’ve got hundreds of baskets this time around, which means no limits on number of baskets you can purchase at a time, unlike previous sales where the…

Artisan Profile: Alumada

There are a few shops on the side of the road selling aluminum products – pots, utensils, decoration items and jewelry – in our area of town. Most of these things come from Ambatolampy, a town along the road to Antsirabe, south of the capital Antananarivo. Josh, visiting one such vendor, discoveredΒ that the attelierΒ (workshop) could…

Independence Day

If you missed the previous post, this year’s Madagascar handmade products sale will be held on Saturday, June 22 from 9:30 until 11:30 am. at 17 Siskin Bay. This is the second Madagascar products sale we’ve had in Manitoba, both held at the end of June as a nod to Madagascar Independence Day, celebrated on…

Preparations

2013 Madagascar Independence Day Sale in Manitoba Saturday, June 22, 2013 (unless I’m delivering my baby that day, then it might be postponed) at 17 Siskin Bay, Landmark Time: tba If you’re on Facebook, I would highly recommend ‘Like’ ing the Distaff&Spindle page in order to receive up-to-date notifications of time changes and other information….