Remembering the battle of Åsle

I’ve been at this living history thingy for 20 years, more or less. Since the beginning I’ve been interested in the latter part of the 14thC and the number one bad guy king, Albrecht von Mecklenburg. Swedish television even made a children’s show about the middle ages, and of course the baddest of the bad…

Do I bore you?

Well, I’m sorry, but I can’t help it. The English version of the book me and Maria wrote, is now available. It’s yours for 32 EUR, shipping (and PayPal fees) included! If you reside outside the EU, please ask for shipping costs. Historical Clothing From the Inside Out – Women’s Clothing in Northern Europe 1360-1415,…

Reely?

Hi guys. These last days I’ve been working on a small, illustrated text to raise the knowledge of medieval haberdashery among my fellow company members. The hardest part was finding pictures of thread reels. I’ve spent way too much time googling ”reel”, ”bobbin”, ”trådrulle”, ”Garnspule” and other terms in Swedish, German and English. The only…