Just a quick postscript to an earlier blog about a special offer on Ian Mankin products. My new oven mitts and oil cloth table cloth have arrived, and already facing up to the rigours of life in our busy kitchen! I am particularly happy with the matt-finish of the oil cloth. It is a more subtle than the previous oilcloth that covered our kitchen table, “grown-up” was the phrase my other half used. It doesn’t scream, “Wipe-clean” in quite the same way. And when I find a minute, I will be (attempting) making a shopper bag from the off-cut…..