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Spring has really sprung now, and there are flowers, flowers galore in the garden. Here’s picture proof, first of the first tulips: The peach tree is also flowering nicely: … and the hyacinths are doing a good job of adding … Continue reading

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If you’re interested in inks or ink corrosion, there’s a conference planned about just that topic – ink corrosion – in October 2019, on the 24th and 25th. Right after this conference, there’s a three-day workshop (October 25-27) on making … Continue reading

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Here are a few images from the workspace, so to say – I’ve been outfitting part of the new embroidery frames with bands to attach the fabric. The way these frames work is rather simple: You baste or herring-bone-stitch your … Continue reading

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Easter is coming up. That festival of eating eggs (lots of eggs!), both chocolate and chicken-produced. When everybody is happy about spring finally being in full spring, and winter being over. So, in preparation, here’s two things: Openculture writes about … Continue reading

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Here’s your gratuitous service announcement, since it is spring – no, really, for no other reason than that I’ve recently stumbled across these issues again, and found it smart to check – and change – some of my passwords… which, … Continue reading

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I know it’s already a little late, but then, it is never too late to have some funny things, right? So here’s a roundup of some nice April Fool posts… First of all, did you know that the Bayeux Tapestry … Continue reading

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There’s something new in the shop – I have finally found someone to make some more copies of the weaving knife found in Dublin, DW80. It was found near Christchurch Cathedral, in unknown context, but is probably Early Medieval/Viking age. … Continue reading

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