Archive - Mar 6, 2011 - Story

Children's author Brian Jacques dies in England

The animal residents of Redwall Abbey are in mourning over the death of their creator, Brian Jacques, who died of a heart attack in Liverpool, England at the age of 71. Jacques wrote 21 novels in the Redwall series.

Viking/Iron Age shoe tutorial

On the Earth & Living blog, "Body Therapist and Former Art Student," Therese offers a tutorial for making a pair of Viking/Iron Age shoes.

Medieval siege in Cairo?

The recent political protests in Egypt have brought together strange bedfellows, some of whom must have included engineers, according to photographer David Degner, who caught a group of protesters using a siege engine.