Jenny Bennie

Your favourite piece of clothing or textile object? I love my embroidered bag produced by the Keiskamma Project in the Eastern Cape. The initiative was started in 2000 in the hamlet of Hamburg to help women with HIV find a way to sustain their families. I acquired this interesting handmade item in 2002 when researching a shipwreck off the nearby coast. It is regularly used for carrying my Bookclub books and inevitably draws favourable comments. Work done by the Keiskamma group is inspiring. They interpreted the BayeuxRead more