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There’s so much knowledge that we have lost about medieval crafting – but some of it has been re-discovered, or has been revived. Watching these old crafts come to life again is something utterly fascinating, and I always find it … Continue reading

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If you’re a European citizen, please remember that the European Elections are coming up – and voting is a right and a privilege that we all should make use of. If you’re not sure how this all works, you can … Continue reading

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Books. Aren’t they always nice to have? To leaf through? Can one have too many books? Well, the obvious answer to this is both yes and no. So in case you are currently tending more towards the no, here are … Continue reading

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I’m prepping for the Nadelwelt fair – checking all the things that need to be checked, charging all the batteries, topping up the stock stuff that needs to be topped up. Also, of course, packing the overnight things – which … Continue reading

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The Most Patient Husband of Them All has a few days off, so I’m going to be slacking a bit, too – and that means a bit of time off the blog, too. So have these flowers: and I will … Continue reading

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Have a happy Easter! Or, if you don’t celebrate Easter, have some nice relaxing days off!

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Notre Dame, that wonderful cathedral in Paris, has burned on Monday. It’s a very sad thing – and it does bring home again how devastating fire can be, and how hard to bring under control, even with modern firefighting equipment. … Continue reading

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