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The Most Patient Husband of Them All has a few days off, so I’m going to be slacking a bit, too – and that means a bit of time off the blog, too. So have these flowers: and I will … Continue reading

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Have a happy Easter! Or, if you don’t celebrate Easter, have some nice relaxing days off!

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Notre Dame, that wonderful cathedral in Paris, has burned on Monday. It’s a very sad thing – and it does bring home again how devastating fire can be, and how hard to bring under control, even with modern firefighting equipment. … Continue reading

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Sometimes, making a ruckus by getting a lot of people to sign something does actually help. The “save the bees”-B├╝rgerbegehren that was running a while ago had a huge lot of people sign, and as a result, the contents of … 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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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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If you’re in the London area this weekend and are looking for something to do, you might want to check out the MEDATS conference, titled “Wool: Cloth, Clothing and Culture“. It takes place on Saturday, April 6 in St. Stephens … Continue reading

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