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by Kate Tiler
Fri Nov 09, 2007 4:43 pm
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: Coope, Boyes & Simpson at the Royal Armouries
Replies: 0
Views: 1115

Coope, Boyes & Simpson at the Royal Armouries

Found this buried in amongst the what's on on the Radio 2 Fold gig list: http://www.royalarmouries.org/extsite/view.jsp?sectionId=3637 Coope, Boyes and Simpson: Saturday 17 November, 12.30pm & 1.45pm Leeds Museum Free "As passionate a tour de force of unaccompanied singing as you can imagin...
by Kate Tiler
Tue Nov 06, 2007 12:53 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Rocks of Ages
Replies: 32
Views: 3988

If you type some of the names of the stones into this search:

http://www.britishmuseum.org/explore/introduction.aspx

You find lots of pretty things! Example - type ruby in & you find 12 nice shiny things :)
by Kate Tiler
Wed Oct 31, 2007 8:40 am
Forum: Creative Works
Topic: Leonardo's Last Supper in detail on line
Replies: 5
Views: 2181

Leonardo's Last Supper in detail on line

From the BBC news website: http://www.haltadefinizione.com/en/ A 16 billion pixel image of Leonardo da Vinci's Last Supper has been posted on the internet, giving art lovers a detailed view of the 15th Century work. The image is 1,600 times more detailed than those taken with a typical 10 million pi...
by Kate Tiler
Tue Oct 30, 2007 4:07 pm
Forum: Creative Works
Topic: Flash Fiction
Replies: 8
Views: 2714

I thinks that's brilliant Fox! Going to be thinking about that all the rest of the day!
by Kate Tiler
Thu Oct 04, 2007 9:42 am
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: The Second Life History Fayre
Replies: 9
Views: 1690

I've pm'ed you and also written on your other thread. Remove any details you have about my business immediately. This is not a request, it's a demand. I have absolutely NO desire to be associated with any half assed scheme like this and consider it damaging to my professional standing and business. ...
by Kate Tiler
Mon Sep 17, 2007 9:43 am
Forum: General History
Topic: The concept of hobbies and leisure time
Replies: 16
Views: 2771

Eeurgh! Enough of the yucky hobbies please! How about music? Learning to play an instrument was a popular hobby among all classes, surely? Even if that was playing the bones or a simple whistle. My Grandmother's family all had to learn a different instrument - there were 12 of them so they could put...
by Kate Tiler
Fri Sep 14, 2007 9:25 am
Forum: General History
Topic: Online dictionary of traded wares & commodities- 1550 -
Replies: 2
Views: 1006

Online dictionary of traded wares & commodities- 1550 -

Online dictionary of traded goods - http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.asp?compid=58676#s100 includes the full bibliography, or http://www.british-history.ac.uk/source.asp?pubid=739 a direct link to the index - a wonderful list of dead good stuff! Thanks to my Kentwell sister Annis for posting ...
by Kate Tiler
Thu Aug 02, 2007 12:26 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Postal Strike
Replies: 17
Views: 2826

I'm waiting for a delivery - not helped by the company I ordered from using a 48 hour service instead of a 24 one as I asked & paid for - and waited in all day for only to be told when I rang yesterday asking if they had actually sent it! So here I am waiting in again! There has to be a better s...
by Kate Tiler
Mon Jul 30, 2007 9:49 am
Forum: Food and Drink
Topic: Athentic bread with gluten free flour
Replies: 19
Views: 4096

Wow! someone else out there battling with 'inauthenti' wheat free bread! You can get a wholemeal/brown wheat free flour in some shops, also I bought some buckwheat flour & added just a cup to the usual wheat free flour & it was disgusting! Then read the buck-wheat packet & it says - not ...
by Kate Tiler
Wed Jul 18, 2007 6:26 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Artists and VAT
Replies: 8
Views: 1585

Annie - Bone used to be a VAT man - (married to Edie, one of Melford's & long time Kentwellie - give Jack a ring & ask for Bone's number - he'll sort it out!)
by Kate Tiler
Mon Jul 16, 2007 1:28 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Yes, she really did say that
Replies: 74
Views: 9392

Cheers love :) I'm probably a little off kilter in the depth of my rant today because I'm exhausted & have green mucus coming out of every orifice! I probably shouldn't have raised Jim & Emma too as it's their rant, but I know how hard it is to sit down to make something based on a drawing t...
by Kate Tiler
Mon Jul 16, 2007 8:58 am
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Yes, she really did say that
Replies: 74
Views: 9392

Well thanks for raking this up from the depths & adding to the crap feeling I already have today after driving back from working in Somerset with the worse cold I've ever had! My gripe is - What I make are 'mini-tile' necklaces - miniature versions of encaustic tiles - created entirely by me, en...
by Kate Tiler
Wed Jun 06, 2007 2:57 pm
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: Folk
Replies: 3
Views: 2036

Folk

by Kate Tiler
Wed Jun 06, 2007 10:54 am
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: web hosting
Replies: 6
Views: 1157

Hi Busymole :) I've been with http://www.wiserhosting.com/ for the last 5 or so years, they are real people who are SO helpful - I am a real beginner when it comes to web hosting, design etc and they rang me back within half an hour of my leaving a message on their answer phone because I couldn't re...
by Kate Tiler
Thu May 31, 2007 8:21 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Need hellp with business plan
Replies: 12
Views: 2139

Hi Pinkie - I've moved your question to the trader's area - welcome! Don't mind comments on spelling etc. they've forgotten that some of our most popular posters aren't that hot at dotting the 'i's and crossing the 't's, either... :roll: Business plans are an interesting topic - I've never done one ...
by Kate Tiler
Mon May 21, 2007 11:21 am
Forum: General History
Topic: Which was more expensive?
Replies: 46
Views: 6010

I think Pewter most expensive, middle class & above, yeoman farmers etc but perhaps not very much, & passed on rather than used much, or only used on high days & holidays. I think wood was more expensive than pottery... Not sure why, just my instinct at having left Jack alone in my works...
by Kate Tiler
Wed Apr 04, 2007 3:18 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Yes, she really did say that
Replies: 74
Views: 9392

I know - who'd have thought the replica tile business could be so cut-throat!!! BTW I don't have a problem at all (how could I?!) with fellow artists/makers such as Joolz who share my passion for medieval tiles - I hope I've been encouraging to him in his wild enthusiasm which I share whole heartedl...
by Kate Tiler
Wed Apr 04, 2007 2:37 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Yes, she really did say that
Replies: 74
Views: 9392

Doesn't only happen in costuming :roll: ! Former long time associate saw what I was doing at an event with kids & said outright - 'I'm going to copy you'... Then found that she not only copied that idea, but also my 'pocket money' item, makes bad copies & now sells them through a third party...
by Kate Tiler
Tue Feb 27, 2007 8:24 am
Forum: General History
Topic: Historic Demos
Replies: 10
Views: 2075

Also, the situation is different in the States, I'm not sure that you have the Criminal Records Bureau check over there...
by Kate Tiler
Sat Feb 24, 2007 4:46 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Warp Weighted Loom
Replies: 24
Views: 5637

Just found this image (two more views available) of a warp weighted loom:

http://www.gtj.org.uk/item.php?lang=en&id=17358&t=1
by Kate Tiler
Fri Feb 16, 2007 1:09 pm
Forum: 1485-1603
Topic: Tudor day
Replies: 7
Views: 2957

Hi William :) There are lots of better people out there to advise on Tudor food, but a simple vegetable stew (- leaving out the tomatoes & potatoes!) served with chunks of bread, is known as pottage (pronounced to sound like cottage) and is the usual peasant food. Like a thick soup, with beans a...
by Kate Tiler
Thu Feb 15, 2007 11:34 am
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: NLHF opening times
Replies: 2
Views: 664

Friday 10am to 5pm

Saturday 10am to 5pm

Sunday 10am to 4pm

http://www.livinghistoryfayres.com/
by Kate Tiler
Wed Feb 14, 2007 12:27 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Links and Resource Directory
Replies: 27
Views: 20295

Rare antique textiles - not as a 'must buy' but as inspiration!

http://www.estherfitzgerald.com
by Kate Tiler
Wed Jan 31, 2007 7:31 am
Forum: Book, Film, TV & Music Reviews
Topic: Royal Flash
Replies: 3
Views: 1063

Coo you are so lucky there Rod I nearly deleted this thread as porno-spam!
by Kate Tiler
Tue Jan 23, 2007 1:09 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Acid Etching
Replies: 19
Views: 2303

Skev, I'm currently doing an evening course C&G in jewellery and spent most of the last three weeks doing acid etching! I've got access to nitric acid & ventilator at college and I've bought my own large bottle of stop-out varnish from T.H. Laurence: http://www.lawrence.co.uk/ http://www.law...
by Kate Tiler
Fri Jan 19, 2007 8:26 pm
Forum: 1485-1603
Topic: Useful C16th links...
Replies: 4
Views: 2071

I'm sure some have seen this before but I've had great fun playing Tudor Joust when I should be washing up & cooking tea!

http://www.tudorbritain.org/
by Kate Tiler
Fri Jan 19, 2007 10:24 am
Forum: General History
Topic: clay pipes
Replies: 1
Views: 940

No idea but I use a goose feather quill end as a pipe for my horn slip trailer... so you could use me as a reference if you can't find any others!
by Kate Tiler
Tue Dec 05, 2006 1:00 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Building your own Website
Replies: 12
Views: 3342

Crikey Andrew! Thanks for all that but I didn't cope with most of it...! Even though I used to be a techie of sorts I find I just can't take in info like that anymore, my brain won't absorb it! I wrote my very basic website which has served me very well for ages, and re-writing it & updating it ...
by Kate Tiler
Fri Sep 22, 2006 8:34 am
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: Folk song sites
Replies: 5
Views: 1906

Excellent guitar chords & tabs site:

http://www.ultimate-guitar.com/tabs/eva ... y_tabs.htm

just found it looking for Dixie Chicks!

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