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by FionaDowson
Sat Dec 02, 2017 12:31 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Dyeing
Replies: 0
Views: 53

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: 125

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: 125

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: 125

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: 125

Re: Anglo Saxon burial

by FionaDowson
Tue Nov 28, 2017 3:54 pm
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: Anglo Saxon burial
Replies: 6
Views: 125

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: 37

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: 37

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: 125

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: 93

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: 93

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: 311

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: 0
Views: 70

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: 487

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: 178

Warp weighted looms

by FionaDowson
Mon Sep 04, 2017 7:31 pm
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: What got you interested?
Replies: 4
Views: 1167

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: 1855

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: 943

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: 593

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: 535

Tafl

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

Does anyone know of any better sites than this one??
by FionaDowson
Sun Jun 11, 2017 8:59 pm
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: How old could a story be?
Replies: 5
Views: 1654

Re: How old could a story be?

/www.sfs.org.uk/
Society For Storytelling - for anyone interested in the oral storytelling tradition. If there's a club near you they'll have a link on here
by FionaDowson
Sun Jun 11, 2017 8:54 pm
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: WWI event in Norwich
Replies: 0
Views: 521

WWI event in Norwich

by FionaDowson
Sun May 28, 2017 9:13 am
Forum: 1485-1603
Topic: July 2017, Conwy Tudor tutoring
Replies: 0
Views: 611

July 2017, Conwy Tudor tutoring

/www.nationaltrust.org.uk/ty-mawr-wybrnant
by FionaDowson
Wed May 24, 2017 1:40 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Natural Dyes?
Replies: 32
Views: 16550

Re: Natural Dyes?

Nettles give a dirty green and are really easy to obtain. Also makes really good nutirent for the garden
by FionaDowson
Wed May 24, 2017 1:29 pm
Forum: Re-enactors Wanted
Topic: 1940s Event Lowestoft
Replies: 3
Views: 1067

Re: 1940s Event Lowestoft

If anyone needs to advertise events www.wherecanwego.com is very useful. I didn't see this mentioned at the recent 1940s day at the Transport Museum at Carlton Colville. Are you sure this is happening?

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