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1471 all over again!

Apologies for my absence, I came back from Tewkesbury and had so many lovely pictures to show you and then changed internet service and it all went badly wrong so I have had no internet for a while. 601 more words


Scarecrow Vikings Invade!

I believe it was Alcuin who said:

They come from the land of the ice and snow;

but avoid Heysham coz the sun won’t show…

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The Nydam Quiver - part 2

In part 1, I’d stopped just after splitting the turned quiver into two parts. From this point, it’s just a matter of removing all the bits where arrows should go. 205 more words


Re-Enacting a Classic Chinese Poster!

When China freed herself from Western imperialist aggression in 1949, Mao Zedong and the Communist Party of China (CPC) embarked upon a radical transformation of Chinese society, seeking to eradicate the ignorance of feudalism and the oppression and violence associated with class oppression. 112 more words

Leftwing Political Analysis

What I wanted to try and do at Kentwell this year

I was going to put this up two weeks ago, but forgot amongst all the hassle. So here it is as a taster for my next post. 309 more words

Bronze Casting

Real History - For Yourself

I used to belong to a number of clubs that dealt with living history. I took it seriously and played as hard as I could…dressed up in medieval clothing, renaissance clothing, 16th, 17th, 18th, and 19th century clothing. 206 more words


Last weeks in random pictures...

Because a picture may say more than a thousand words…

As you can see it has been a rather busy time. Working on instruments and the old fire engine, re-enactment, cathing up with old friends, giving courses etc. 22 more words