OMG Pennsic! It rained and it was hot and it was humid and it was dirty and it was fantastic and humbling and over-the-top and I wish I had done so much more and I’m so sore I can barely move and I can hardly […]
An easy-to-edit dumping place for my SCA research venues.
I day-tripped to Mists Coronet. Fearghus has Saturday classes for the next month or so and it’s just easier to day-trip than to all-out camp. I’d be tempted to skip the events.. except that I’m on multiple overlapping courts and I do want to be […]
Interesting Stumble-upons: The Colorful Iron Age Interesting conclusions about Medieval/Iron Age dyes and mordants. Researchers dyed some wool samples and then simulated aerobic and anaerobic burial conditions. “The dyes included madder, cochineal, Brazilwood, indigo, weld, and walnut, and the mordants included alum, copper, cream of […]
Primative British fishweirs http://ads.ahds.ac.uk/catalogue/adsdata/cbaresrep/pdf/074/07411001.pdf Basket weir http://www.le.ac.uk/ulas/annualreports/ar99-00/hemington/hemington.html Fish weirs on the Tâf, Towy and Gwendraeth estuaries, Carmarthenshire. http://web.onetel.net.uk/~rapanui/Fish_weirs/fish_weirs.htm