I think adding the french knot blog hit representations is interesting. It shows who's been reading my blog this past weekend (and in general), and so reveals perhaps the english-speaking and internet accessible areas of the world.
I forgot to mention before one of the inspirations for the piece. One of my ancestors attended a Quaker School in the early 19th Century, where they had young girls stitch globes as both geography and embroidery lesson. Here's to Mary Troth!