Archive - Jan 16, 2011

Ironbog Toys for Tots photos online

Cateline la broderesse reports that she has created an album of photos from the Ironbog Toys for Tots event which took place December 18, 2010 in the East Kingdom. The photos are available on Picasaweb.

Sahti: the drink of Viking champions

Some years ago, archaeologists discovered the remains of a Scandinavian ale called Sahti inside a barrel in a Viking ship burial. Now modern brewers are trying out the ancient recipe.

Henry to Anne: "Please to have some some remembrance of me"

In 1533, Henry VIII wrote a letter to the object of his desire: Anne Boleyn. The letter still exists, and was reproduced recently on the Letters of Note blog.