Well it's been a while since I last blogged, as I've been on holiday to the far east. We spent 4 days in Vietnam in the capital, Hanoi. Our hotel was in the old quarter, where many of the streets are named after the products that used to be sold there, for example, Hang Bac translates as Silversmiths Street. One which I thought would be of interest to you Folksy sewers was Hang Bo, which was originally 'Bamboo Basket Street' but is now Haberdasher's Street. The shops are filled to bursting point with all sorts of lovely goodies such as buttons, ribbon, thread, zips etc as you can see from the photos. I did manage to find some beads, but sadly the quality wasn't very good, so my Vietnamese Dong remained unspent!