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by FionaDowson
Tue Jan 09, 2018 2:21 pm
Forum: Food and Drink
Topic: Early Bread
Replies: 1
Views: 69

Early Bread

What exactly did King Alfred burn??? https://earlybread.wordpress.com/ Scroll down a bit and there is a recipe for A/S bread.
by FionaDowson
Mon Jan 08, 2018 10:11 am
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: Lundenwic
Replies: 1
Views: 629

Re: Lundenwic

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BBCub2_bKVI For anyone interested in dark age beekeeping. he makes this look easy, actually I've tried it and it's harder than it lookss :)
by FionaDowson
Sun Dec 17, 2017 5:10 pm
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: Viking Documentary
Replies: 0
Views: 97

Viking Documentary

www.youtube.com/watch?v=pHC5Wson2K8&t=17s

Bit cheesey. Don't be put off by the narrator's voice, there's some good interviews with people who know what they're talking about and it's great fun looking for mistakes in authenticity :) Enjoy
by FionaDowson
Sat Dec 16, 2017 9:50 pm
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: Tony Robinson
Replies: 0
Views: 77

Tony Robinson

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kn1gdZMLtrk&t=548s Good fun and an opportunity to learn the Old English for marriage tackle :)
by FionaDowson
Sat Dec 02, 2017 12:31 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Dyeing
Replies: 0
Views: 126

Dyeing

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zCi4MbitoBI useful stuff, mainly Roman but relevant to loads of people
by FionaDowson
Tue Nov 28, 2017 4:30 pm
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: Anglo Saxon burial
Replies: 6
Views: 160

Re: Anglo Saxon burial

/www.youtube.com/watch?v=89FuQofJmhw The RealVikings
by FionaDowson
Tue Nov 28, 2017 4:29 pm
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: Anglo Saxon burial
Replies: 6
Views: 160

Re: Anglo Saxon burial

/www.youtube.com/watch?v=NQ6MUyfqOcs&t=84s Bamburgh Castle
by FionaDowson
Tue Nov 28, 2017 4:28 pm
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: Anglo Saxon burial
Replies: 6
Views: 160

Re: Anglo Saxon burial

www.youtube.com/watch?v=0zPhcIcZ7Ho&t=1s Anglo Saxon gold, allegedly
by FionaDowson
Tue Nov 28, 2017 4:21 pm
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: Anglo Saxon burial
Replies: 6
Views: 160

Re: Anglo Saxon burial

by FionaDowson
Tue Nov 28, 2017 3:54 pm
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: Anglo Saxon burial
Replies: 6
Views: 160

Re: Anglo Saxon burial

/www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZtfNPmerjhw Time Team, Anglo Saxon cemetery in Lincolnshire
by FionaDowson
Sun Nov 26, 2017 8:55 pm
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: Viking on Orkney
Replies: 1
Views: 56

Re: Viking on Orkney

Sorry, antler comb is at 21.43, my mistake
by FionaDowson
Sun Nov 26, 2017 8:46 pm
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: Viking on Orkney
Replies: 1
Views: 56

Viking on Orkney

www.youtube.com/watch?v=zXF1PR8mgUM Antler comb starts at 46 ish
by FionaDowson
Fri Nov 24, 2017 6:23 pm
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: Anglo Saxon burial
Replies: 6
Views: 160

Anglo Saxon burial

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hZQ2FmPehVA

Personally I like the folding chair
by FionaDowson
Fri Nov 24, 2017 6:22 pm
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: Tablet Weaving
Replies: 2
Views: 140

Re: Tablet Weaving

Shelagh Lewins website is a good place to start http://www.shelaghlewins.com/tablet_wea ... eaving.php
by FionaDowson
Thu Nov 23, 2017 10:57 am
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: Tablet Weaving
Replies: 2
Views: 140

Tablet Weaving

http://www.theloomybin.com/cw/braids.html

Looks like some of the patterns on here might be useful. If anyone tries any can they post how they get on, with pics in glorious technicolour???
by FionaDowson
Wed Nov 15, 2017 7:21 pm
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: BBC News finds some Vikings
Replies: 2
Views: 445

Re: BBC News finds some Vikings

Well, it's probably more fun than therapy. If it works for them that's great. Maybe it's better to deal with your issues by getting out there and doing something rather than sitting around talking about how miserable you feel or drinking heavily alone. Perhaps the Campaign Against Living Miserably c...
by FionaDowson
Wed Nov 15, 2017 7:16 pm
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: Nottingham viking stuff
Replies: 1
Views: 129

Nottingham viking stuff

https://www.lakesidearts.org.uk/whats-on/vikings.html

If you go can you let us all know how good it is??
by FionaDowson
Mon Oct 02, 2017 10:09 am
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: More evidence for women warriors in the Viking Age
Replies: 2
Views: 615

Re: More evidence for women warriors in the Viking Age

Warriors need to be intelligent then? WHo'd have thought it.....
by FionaDowson
Mon Oct 02, 2017 10:07 am
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: Warp weighted looms
Replies: 0
Views: 256

Warp weighted looms

by FionaDowson
Mon Sep 04, 2017 7:31 pm
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: What got you interested?
Replies: 4
Views: 1312

Re: What got you interested?

My brother died of stomach cancer at the age of 42 and all my friends abandoned me so I was very lonely. Faced with the choice between joining a bereavement support group and endlessly talking about how miserable I felt or getting out, joining something, meeting new people and drinking beer I went f...
by FionaDowson
Mon Sep 04, 2017 7:22 pm
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: What do MOPs mean when they ask if something is real?
Replies: 15
Views: 2250

Re: What do MOPs mean when they ask if something is real?

Then again, the spinning guild were taken to task by a re-enactor on the grounds that our wheels were reproductions :)
by FionaDowson
Sat Jul 08, 2017 9:16 am
Forum: General History
Topic: Heritage crafts
Replies: 1
Views: 1174

Heritage crafts

http://heritagecrafts.org.uk/ There's a red list of endangered craft workers. Look like cool people, worth checking out
by FionaDowson
Wed Jun 21, 2017 8:42 pm
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: Anglo Saxon Music
Replies: 0
Views: 694

Anglo Saxon Music

www.youtube.com/watch?v=51UCnL4ItKw

Anyone any comments on the drum????
by FionaDowson
Wed Jun 21, 2017 8:30 pm
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: Tafl
Replies: 0
Views: 634

Tafl

http://www.gamecabinet.com/history/Hnef.html

Does anyone know of any better sites than this one??

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