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It’s a holiday here today, so you’re getting some reading stuff from around the net which will hopefully amuse you: Making a disease from a remedy – how Trotula gets misinterpreted in medicine papers. Disability, fraudulent beggars and medieval surveillance. … Continue reading

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Just in case you are looking for a job connected to experience archaeology: There’s a job opening in Dorset for an Ancient Technology Tutor, teaching children. There’s a second job in the same place, the Cranborne Ancient Technology Centre, for … Continue reading

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Hooray it’s Friday, and the start of a long weekend! The weather is pretty hot and sunny here, my workspace looks quite a lot better now that I’ve finally put away most of the stock into the newly ordered shelf … Continue reading

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Here’s a stack of things you might enjoy… first of all, the children’s quiz show that I was filmed for in January is online for four more days, and you can watch the episode here. (It’s the second question in.) … Continue reading

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Here is, again, a stack of things you might find interesting: A 17th century manuscript tells you how to organise your land surveying journal. Or, if you’d like to read about something else, that site has a huge collection of … Continue reading

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Sometimes, I could just go “aaaarrgh” for a whole day. That is usually the case when Stuff Happens (TM)… like the current Stuff with the newsletter list for the Textile Forum. Let me share the sigh-worthy sad story with you. … Continue reading

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If you are looking for something colourful and nice to do on the weekend of May 21/22 and are in Germany, my friend Margit is doing a full-weekend course in dyeing with plants in Cologne. The course price includes coffee, … Continue reading

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