Back at home from our Tudor sojourn at Kentwell Hall, and I'm picking through the costume bags, sighing at how badly the linen has frayed in the shifts I made, and looking at all the repairs I have to do. I think it might actually work better to take the shifts apart and re sew them with good seams, … [Read more...] about Those layers of clothing from 1556.
Monday last week was a tough day, our second full day at Kentwell Hall. I got up in the morning when tigerboy woke me around six I think, and had pottered about getting organised. (I say pottered. It's more of a routemarch to the toilet than a potter, given it's a good two minutes walk up a hill. … [Read more...] about Just a basket.
If you are within reach of kentwell hall, long melford between now and 10th july, I've really advise visiting the great tudor recreation. If you look very hard on your way round you may spot a babe you recognise... … [Read more...] about Tudor times.