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Belgian Independence Day and the Walhain Dig, 2014

This year, with Belgian Independence Day falling on a Monday which was also the beginning of the last dig week it, seemed a good idea to invite the general public to an “open site” day:  relaxed on the third day of their weekend, they could thus enjoy a beer from the tent set up by Monsieur Brauwens and the local Amis du Château while watching the Americans scrape dirt off the rocks and push wheelbarrows.   447 more words


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by Niels ‘Shoe’ Meulman

The Unearthly Paintings

July 12 – August 9, 2014

In his third solo exhibition with White Walls, Niels Meulman (Shoe) expands on his philosophical musings on existence, outer space and science through a new series of typographical paintings. 65 more words



Set in 1455 at the dawn of what history calls the War of the Roses, or, more accurately, the Cousins War, “Roseblood” is a bit of a change for Paul Doherty.  203 more words


I took a day trip to the medieval city of Pérouges, approximately 30 km northeast of Lyon.

I was unaware that Pérouges was located on top of a hill that my tour bus wouldn’t drive up, so I put on my best hiking face and started the trek. 222 more words

Trouvère at Large Summer 2014 - Episode Two: Bellegarde

Bellegarde is a small town in the Gard region of the Languedoc, roughly half-way between Nimes and Arles. We went to take part in their Fêtes Médiévales, having enjoyed a few days on the Mediterranean coast after our exploits at Puivert. 415 more words

Wolfpack Leader's Retreat

The retreat is great but the bird was the detail that really caught my attention :D

Wolfpack Leader's Retreat by Letranger Absurde


Medieval Thymes and Knights of the Round Table

Want to live in a castle? Time seems to slip away as one drives into the entrance of Duke University.


The deeper into the campus that’s traveled, the more medieval settings pop into place. 616 more words

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