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by Lin
Tue Apr 30, 2013 1:26 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Wet Weather Clothing
Replies: 22
Views: 6800

Re: Wet Weather Clothing

I was at Kelmarsh last year and the only thing that kept me warm in my leaking tent was, a wool cloak and a sheepskin. Gods bless wool and the lanolin :)
by Lin
Fri Aug 05, 2011 11:38 am
Forum: Food and Drink
Topic: Vegetairian through choice?
Replies: 7
Views: 6620

Re: Vegetairian through choice?

And Hi, Layde Isabella! Lovely to meet you at Tatton. x
by Lin
Fri Aug 05, 2011 11:37 am
Forum: Food and Drink
Topic: Vegetairian through choice?
Replies: 7
Views: 6620

Re: Vegetairian through choice?

There's also the possibility of mutual cultural influences between Hellenistic Greece and Mahayana Buddhism and Hinduism, to a large extent because of Alexander the Great's conquests. Also contacts along the Silk Road in Roman times. Some people see links between Christianity and Buddhism as well. I...
by Lin
Wed Sep 30, 2009 7:50 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Mid to Late 15th Century Woman's Turban Headress
Replies: 16
Views: 3475

Thank you. :oops: :D Might be more convincing at close range if it had a cap to pin to, but it's just a square of linen (no special treatment) about 4 feet square, tied around the head twice (put edge over nape of neck, bring around corners to front, wrap around again and tie corners at base of neck...
by Lin
Wed Sep 30, 2009 11:11 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Mid to Late 15th Century Woman's Turban Headress
Replies: 16
Views: 3475

"Incidently, there was a lady at Blore watching the fashion show on the Saturday, who had a most beautiful headcovering who looked like she had come out of an Italian portrait - any clues who this might have been?" Hello Frances, this may have been me, but there were a couple of us wander...
by Lin
Sun Mar 29, 2009 12:56 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Simple Shelters?
Replies: 88
Views: 20275

and so what were they exactly??? [playing devil's advocate, you understand..] Do people need training? Perhaps they just need the need...
by Lin
Fri Mar 27, 2009 11:15 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Simple Shelters?
Replies: 88
Views: 20275

I think you're underestimating people's general adaptability. Years ago, when I had to cope with some quite challenging situations camping (sleeping out) in a remote part of Africa, with no one to help except my useless boyfriend (OK, it just seemed that way at the time, sorry Dave) I learned very q...

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