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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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One of the things I love, in general, is getting to go behind the scenes and see the things not everybody sees. Whether that is being backstage in a theatre, being behind the scenes in an event, or going into … Continue reading

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Yesterday was a really long day – but it was absolutely, utterly wonderful, and a lot of fun. I left home at 7 in the morning, drove to Darmstadt, set up my table in the museum, and did the demonstration … Continue reading

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