It is a very strange concept and an even weirder notion to celebrate but today is Towel Day!
The origin of the British commemoration is said to be a tribute to Douglas Adams, author of “The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy”. The day sees fans of the book and its author carrying towels with them to work and school, and plays an integral part of the daily activities.
Linen and cotton tea towels have been the core of Ulster Weavers’ business for over 125 years and we have a massive range made up of all material from linen, waffle weave to cotton. There are plenty of designs to suit everyone whether you prefer classic and contemporary, floral and fruit, nautical, or funny.
Towels make ideal gifts and treats for family and friends and at brilliant low prices you’d be silly not to take advantage of the amazing products; and on the official towel day!
WEIRD AND WACKY
In other news, a British woman found the face of Jesus Christ in a stained towel. The 31 year-old dance instructor, called Roisin McCourt, told the media that a bizarre brown stain that appeared on one of her tea towels strikingly resembles the face of Jesus.
She discovered the smudge after giving the towel a wash in her home in Coventry, England and the discoloured spot is clearly recognisable as the face of a man with a beard and long hair. The Brit believes it is a sign from God and is a powerful spiritual sign.
McCourt told a newspaper: “I am Catholic, but I am not extremely religious. We don’t go to Mass every weekend, but after finding this, it has definitely made my faith stronger.”
For many British people, a stained tea towel is an indication that they need to use a more powerful laundry detergent and cleaning soap.