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As it’s tradition for me, I spent the weekend around Ascension Day, which is a public holiday in Germany, together with friends, having some bookbinding fun. The origin of this is that, many years ago, I took a one-week course … Continue reading

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Here’s a collection of links for your delectation! The weird ways of the Internet occasionally show me things. One of the things that occasionally turn up are figures re-imagined as somehow changed figures – and sometimes, this is interesting, and … Continue reading

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After seeing quite a lot of people doing amazing and fun stuff on Instagram – such as Margit or Alex, who is now posting pictures about her Cuthbert Embroidery project, which I had the joy of providing threads for, the … 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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There’s so much knowledge that we have lost about medieval crafting – but some of it has been re-discovered, or has been revived. Watching these old crafts come to life again is something utterly fascinating, and I always find it … Continue reading

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If you’re a European citizen, please remember that the European Elections are coming up – and voting is a right and a privilege that we all should make use of. If you’re not sure how this all works, you can … Continue reading

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