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… but they are both to spectacular things. Number one: A one thousand year old sarcophagus was opened in Mainz – here is the link to a short video report (in German). Number two is more textile-related stuff: A report … Continue reading

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You might have noticed that I am actually ding more of the making fabric with sticks and string thing recently – and I thought that maybe you are interested in the knitting library I have. Which is… how shall I … Continue reading

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The sun is shining, it’s cold outside, and here are things from around the Internet! There’s a project on indiegogo to get a Mini-Mill from Canada all the way to Iceland, to spin the wool from local sheep into nice … Continue reading

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I’m back home from the long weekend, and it was a wonderful thing to hang out with this special bunch of friends – as most of us only meet once a year, for just this long weekend. The weather was … Continue reading

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Gillian, my partner-in-Beastly-crime, has a new book coming up. It’s her latest academic work, published by Peter Lang, titled “History and Fiction. Writers, their Research, Worlds and Stories”. The book looks at how writers understand and use history in their … Continue reading

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Assorted links for you on this Friday – and hooray, weekend is almost upon us! First of all, a post about how little changes can have rather large effects overall, sometimes without us noticing it at first: How a lamp … Continue reading

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Jim Hines has posted a long article about the Puppies in 2016, linked to the upcoming Hugo nominations. It looks like there might be less of a kerfuffle and less nastiness this year in the nominations and the voting – … Continue reading

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