We have all heard that when life hands you lemons you should make lemonade. So what should charities do when a minister hands them insults?
The new Minster for charities told us that Charities should stick to thier knitting. I find that insulting to charities and offensive to knitters! And annoying knitters really isn’t a good idea! Look what happened a few years ago when someone else did:
Archived Freakin Muggles (Note the comments aren’t kept in the archives – pity)
There are quite a few more links on the whole sorry saga.
The point is – there are a lot of knitters out there – who can get quite vocal when roused.
So I suggest that a forward thinking charity should harness the knitting community – and this opportunity to generate some publicity and some funding!
After this lovely news headline
There seems to be a few news stories about this – Will someone please jump on this momentum and keep it rolling?
and how about:
I really think there is a good oportunity to take a insult and make a campaign!