Author Archives: Katrin

So – I told you about the study day, and how wonderful it was. So wonderful, in fact, that I could have easily spent a second and even a third day doing a study day, but alas, it was just … Continue reading

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Time to tell you about the things I was up to while I was away – first of all: the MEDATS study day. I was utterly delighted to be invited to the study day, with its topic “Learning through Reconstruction”. … Continue reading

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Recently, I’ve recommended the travel mug I’m using to someone else. Again. Then I started wondering since when I’ve been lugging mine around… and today I’ve finally looked it up. I bought this mug back in fall of 2012, when … Continue reading

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So much for planning – I had planned to post something here yesterday, but things happened. More specifically: a root canal happened. I had woken up with some dull kind of a toothache on Monday, which was solidly in the … Continue reading

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As usual, somehow there’s an astounding lot of stuff going on once the summer comes to an end. Not only is the European Textile Forum coming up (November will, according to experience, arrive quicker than expected… as always), there’s also … Continue reading

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When I was at WorldCon, chatting with one customer, she answered a question on how much she knows about a specific topic with “not a sausage” – meaning “exactly nothing”. That was an expression I had never heard before, and … Continue reading

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There’s a lot of wonderful colleagues in my field (and it’s a small field, so you get to know most of them after a while). One of them is Eva Andersson Strand, who has been doing textile archaeology for a … Continue reading

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