Author Archives: Katrin

Just like every year, it’s time for a nice summer break. I’ll be taking care of the things that always drop behind when it’s business like usual, and of course I’ll also be taking time off to knit, cuddle the … Continue reading

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Leeds. If you’re a medievalist, you automatically think of the International Medieval Congress (which is the European equivalent to Kalamazoo). It’s a fantastic congress – I’m tempted to write “event” instead. I’ve only been there once, but eventually, I’ll make … Continue reading

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I’ve done it again. A while ago, I sat down with some recording equipment and some sheets of paper and a glass of water, and I got to read a haunting story for Cast of Wonders. That is my third … Continue reading

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The last part of the excursion was a visit to Hütscheroda – that’s a small place in Thuringia which calls itself “the wild cat village“. Wild cats live in the forest next to the village – but these critters are … Continue reading

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A while ago, we got surprised by an offer to participate in an excursion organised by the BUND (which is a nature protection organisation) – to go see some very special, protected forests such as the Hohe Schrecke (page all … Continue reading

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After figuring out the letters, and how much space to leave between words, and how far the lines should be apart, one more thing remained to do: the layout. Measuring the ratio between height and width of the knitting, and … Continue reading

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While at the topic of buttons related to knitting, well, there’s one utterly classical phrase that lots of people find funny, or appreciate, or want to use as a heads-up for their environment. Which, of course, needs more letters than … Continue reading

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