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By chance, I stumbled across the advent calendar being done over at Historical Textiles – featuring a nice textile every day, such as finds from the Oseberg burial or Swedish church textiles, with lovely close-up pictures. Go check it out … Continue reading

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Things going on here? I’m still catching up, though it is sort of getting slowly, slightly, better. Or at least that is what I tell myself… There’s preparation for the next workshops (getting the tools together, and fine-tuning plans); there’s … Continue reading

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Well, technically my blogiversary is not today, but was on Saturday. Which means that normally I would more or less ignore that, and just go on with things like nothing has happened, but… But. This year sees my tenth blogging … Continue reading

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Just in case you’re looking for something delightfully weird to bake this season, here’s a lovely long blog post about how to make cuneiform gingerbread. The post is from last year, but hey, what’s a year more or less when … Continue reading

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A while ago, I was in a restaurant with a few English friends, and at the end, when there was the bill to pay, there was a bit of confusion as to how tipping is done in Germany. Just in … Continue reading

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One of the many questions is: Where has this day gone? Somehow, part of it got sucked away by my carrying stuff – or, to be more precise: carrying parts of a storage shelf down into the basement. As the … Continue reading

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You are getting links today! Here’s a little post about a wooden stick with runic inscription found in Staraya Ladoga. The CIETA has old issues of their Bulletin available as pdf online – the most recent one is from 1986. … Continue reading

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