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Sunday Papers 7-24-2014

After linking to it before (I think) Khun Narin’s Electric Phin Band are working on an album! This is great stuff and very well worth your $6… 207 more words

Sunday Papers

An exciting find!

Today, I went to the Willis Museum in Basingstoke. Due to the Civil War action at Basing House, they have bits and pieces about the Civil War, and the excavations at Basing House last year. 128 more words

English Civil War

Teacher Suspended For Making 6th Graders Re-Enact #MikeBrown Shooting

An unidentified sixth grade teacher at Brantley Elementary School (pictured) in Selma, Ala., was reportedly suspended, after she instructed her students to re-enact the Michael Brown… 385 more words

Nia Noelle

Inky fingers:historic and modern printing inks compared

Every time I bring Press Genepy to a English Civil War Society re-enactment, I know I’ll be asked one question: what was the ink made of in the 17th century? 599 more words


Supplementary myth: Eagle feathers eat all others

While I was gathering references for my recent peacock feather post, I found a reference to a Norse superstition to do with arrow making that I thought I’d share. 501 more words


1883 Walking Dress - tutorial

Well, as much as I love flowing trains swishing behind me, there is no denying the sheer elegance and practicality of a walking-length costume. Considering that we do quite a lot of Victorian interpretation work in all seasons, particularly the muddy ones,  I had to consider making one that would not suffer damage when working on muddy floors or streets. 1,971 more words


Hot summer 1914

After the  WWI event at Hereford one thing became apparent – I  cannot wear my original mourning outfit in these temperatures! it was only silk, but black, and having it drenched with sweat was just a crime. 718 more words