Posted on Thursday, December 6 2012 at 8am
Juliet Bernard urges us to use our knitting skills to help others this autumn.
A this time of year I like to walk my dogs round Stanborough lake in Welwyn Garden City and see the landscape change. Our new puppy loves to chase the leaves as the wind catches them. It may have been a bit blustery in Hertfordshire but nothing compared to other parts of the world.
In October, Hurricane Sandy hit the east coast of America, leaving a trail of devastation and driving countless people from their homes.
Even now, people are still suffering, not able to return to their homes or even know where their next meal is coming from. I guess many of us feel pretty powerless and at a loss how to help.
Well, here is a tale of ‘hands across the water’ (or should that be knitting needles?) to raise money to help vulnerable people.