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Why I didn't blog yesterday.

It’s that time of year when folks from all around flock to my tiny town for the Grand Union Canal boat festival. For two days every year its as if we’ve been transported back to the 70’S (or even earlier). 245 more words

Life

My philosophy of manufacture of reproduction stuff

Sorry about not posting for a while, I’ve been busy and progressing lots of things at once so nothing is quite finished yet.

I decided ages ago that I would make not direct copies of medieval and Tudor stuff, but attempt to make similar objects. 312 more words

Archaeometallurgy

Newark- The opening weekend of the National Civil War Centre.

So as anyone who’s been reading the past week or so knows, the weekend before last I was away at a battle re-enactment. It was pretty special weekend as the event was the opening of the  935 more words

General

My alchemical demonstrations at re-enactment events

As many of you know, I do medieval and Tudor re-enactment, where I demonstrate a variety of historical technologies and knowledge. One being alchemy. I have done all sorts of things: 736 more words

Alchemy

American civil war re-enactment #photography

My first picture today sets the scene, you can see the soldiers and their tents, but you want to see more. This was an American civil war re-enactment that I photographed on Sunday. 344 more words

Photography

Victorian riding habits - bespoke and stock items

We have recently been doing a few habits, so I thought I put a post about them together:-)

Over the winter I have been working on a  bespoke one – based on my… 812 more words

Dressmaking

One From Column A And One From Column B

Today is modern time. No more old horse and buggy of Volga boatman. It is to be seen of advancement is everywhere.

No more so than at Steampunk Gala. 118 more words

Photography