Archive - May 27, 2010

Pennsic 39 Chirurgeon's Point Announcement

Pennsic 39 Chirurgeon-in-Charge Master James Galloway requests that Chirurgeons planning to work at First Aid Point at Pennsic send their paperwork to him as soon as possible.

German spire out-leans Pisa

The leaning tower of Bad Frankenhausen in the German state of Thuringia has tilted since at least 1640, and it now leans at an angle of 4.8 degrees -- sharper than the more famous tower in Pisa, Italy, which has only a 3.9 degree slant.

Ansteorra's Beltane photos online

Lady Brenna MacDonald reports that she has created an album of photos from the recent Beltane event in the Kingdom of Ansteorra. The photos are available on SmugMug.

Thousand-page report reveals treasures of Carlisle Roman excavation

A decade later later, the report of the 1999 "Millennuim Dig" at Carlisle describes the tens of thousands of items found at the site. Finds of wooden buildings and leather artifacts surprised the archaeologists, as such materials don't normally survive.

Middle Eastern embroidery exhibit in Leiden

The Textile Research Centre of Leiden, NL will present the exhibit Embroidery from the Arab World through August 22, 2010. The exhibit is the first in the Netherlands to showcase Arabic embroidery.