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Here’s more impressions from Lauresham: First of all, the vinyard: This time of year, everything was full of wild flowers, too. Of course it’s not only fields and pastures and vinyard – there are the houses as well, which I … Continue reading

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Friday before last, I had a Grand Day Out – I hopped onto the train early in the morning to go to Lorsch, or rather to Lauresham, in preparation for the European Textile Forum. Usually, we have this little conference … Continue reading

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… but they are both to spectacular things. Number one: A one thousand year old sarcophagus was opened in Mainz – here is the link to a short video report (in German). Number two is more textile-related stuff: A report … Continue reading

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You might know the “Kuckucksuhr”, that typical German clock that has a bird coming out on the full hour, making a cuckoo sound? Well, that is not the only type of clock with a figure declaring the time of day … Continue reading

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As one of the programme points during the Textile Forum, we went on an excursion to see the special exhibition “Expedition Mittelalter” at the Schnütgen-Museum in Cologne. If you can arrange it, I heartily recommend going there, as you will … Continue reading

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First of all, sorry for the blog silence yesterday – I was away from the computer most of the day, and during the time I did spend physically close to it, we had internet connection issues. These do happen here … Continue reading

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I’ll be spinning tomorrow night again – though not for a Forum experiment this time. It’s Lange Nacht (long night) in Dinkelsbühl, and the museum Haus der Geschichte is participating. Which means I will be there, spinning with my handspindle … Continue reading

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