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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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Incredible as it seems to me, it’s Easter already – time to have some extra eggs (probably some from chocolate, too) and take a few days off. These are much needed here, as the past weeks have been quite busy … Continue reading

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Miscellaneous linky stuff has, again, piled up around here so you are getting the appropriate post. First of all, you might remember the petition about the impending closure of the Musée des Tissus in Lyon? Well, it’s not over yet … Continue reading

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I’m off teaching, and thus I’ll make a little pause in blogging – I’ll be back next Monday. Meanwhile, for you, a few links: X-Ray of the oceans show the impact humans have. Not pretty. Also not pretty: This story … Continue reading

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The little cat has been ferrying home ticks for a few days now, so it is obviously warm enough for these little buggers to be really active again… which also means it’s time for the yearly public service announcement: If … Continue reading

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After I missed Pi Day this year, I’m happy to report that the Internet reminded me in time to, in turn, tell you that today is International Hug A Medievalist Day. Yes, it’s a thing. It’s been a thing since … Continue reading

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