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by Philippa de Vere
Mon Jul 14, 2008 11:55 am
Forum: General History
Topic: Kedleston Church - 1450 dress ???
Replies: 12
Views: 2372

The headdress looks a little like a 'Good Wives Henin' that a bought a copy of from Kay Rouse a few years back, though I could be completely wrong.
by Philippa de Vere
Mon Apr 14, 2008 4:45 pm
Forum: Book, Film, TV & Music Reviews
Topic: Firefly on DVD
Replies: 8
Views: 1678

I love both Firefly and Battlestar Galactica. I have just come back from an excellent Firefly convention that kind of got taken over by Battlestar Galactica guests. This weekend had the pleasure of meeting (from Firefly) Adam Baldwin (Jayne), Ron Glass (Sheppard Book), Mark Sheppard (Badger), Richar...
by Philippa de Vere
Tue Apr 01, 2008 1:37 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Cannock Chase
Replies: 18
Views: 2622

Thrud wrote:My school was only a few miles from the chase.


Mine too (Aelfgar). I clearly remember taking part in the annual sponsored 10 mile walk across those hills.
by Philippa de Vere
Thu Dec 20, 2007 10:44 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Preparing fabric
Replies: 30
Views: 3027

After making the mistake of not pre washing linen before I made up my first chemise, which then shrank in the wash, I now always pre wash any fabric I am going to use. Wool gets done on the wool or hand wash setting on the machine at 40oC, linen gets done at 90oC on a cottons setting, raw edges are ...
by Philippa de Vere
Fri Nov 02, 2007 2:38 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: So if I... who would...?
Replies: 32
Views: 6239

To add confusion, I wouldn't be interested in a bear, but might be interested in a human-type rag doll in the same sort of costume detail. Teddy in the Paladins makes rag dolls in costume. Last year he made a Tudor dressed doll for Tanya Huff which was quickly dubbed 'My Little Henry' after Henry F...
by Philippa de Vere
Thu Nov 01, 2007 4:58 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Whose side are you on?
Replies: 46
Views: 6024

Have a slight problem in that my late Father-in-Law was from York, but I am a member of a Lancastrian group. I tend to keep very quiet on the subject!!
by Philippa de Vere
Mon Oct 29, 2007 5:10 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: your favorit sites/buildings
Replies: 25
Views: 3698

many of the landmark Trust properties I have stayed in are great, particularly the Ancient House in Clare. Oh yes. Had a fabulous 2 weeks staying at Purton Green in Suffolk (13th century great hall with 15th century addition adapted as accommodation) some years ago. Also highly recommend The Gothic...
by Philippa de Vere
Mon Oct 29, 2007 3:35 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: your favorit sites/buildings
Replies: 25
Views: 3698

Annis wrote:Tyntesfield is also a nice place :D

Its somewhere in or near Somerset.


Visited there last year, it's near Bristol.
by Philippa de Vere
Wed Oct 03, 2007 12:02 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Pathfinder; is there anything good to come out of it?
Replies: 12
Views: 2752

Oh yes, Karl Urban is very pretty. Forced myself to watch Doom because he was in it. At least in this one he gets his kit off. Also the chap from Brotherhood of the Wolf is in the cast - double pretty!!

(Had the pleasure of meeting Karl at an event some years ago. He is a very nice chap)
by Philippa de Vere
Wed Aug 29, 2007 9:30 am
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: Re-enactors Songbook
Replies: 41
Views: 9869

The group I'm with have been known to sing 'Old MacDonald Had a Farm' in latin - great way to scare MOP's in a restaurant!!

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