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I recently stumbled across a site called The Public Medievalist, and if you are looking for some interesting medievalism-related stuff to read about, this might be just the site for you. The first article I came across is about an … Continue reading

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Today is a public holiday in Germany, so you’re getting a picture of a Pfingstrose instead of a blog post. According to its name, it should be blooming this weekend, but it des not look like it will be able … Continue reading

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During one of the last evenings, when we chatted about this and that (between just staring into space and enjoying the quiet), one of the topics that came up reminded me of another EscapePod story that I enoyed a lot, … Continue reading

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If you’re a long-time blog reader, you might remember that the Musée es Tissus in Lyon was in danger of being closed forever a while ago. This has, thank goodness, been averted, and there is a future for the museum. … Continue reading

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The wool I use for the socks you saw yesterday is a sock wool from Opal – with 420 m on 100 g slightly thinner than normal sock wool (which is why I’m using 1.5 mm needles instead of the … Continue reading

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Time for another link roundup! Here is a (German) article about the last fair I was at, the Wollfest Hohenlohe, in the local newspaper. Archaeologists found a comb with the inscription “comb” on it, and there’s some excitement about that. … Continue reading

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When I was winding all these yarns in pre-fair prep, I finally got to catch up some more on my backlog of podcasts – including, of course, Escape Pod, the thing with which my podcast-listening began. They’ve recently published one … Continue reading

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