Tag Archives: medieval

Few Costumes from the Past

I just found on my computer few photos of the costumes I made for myself and my husband. They were my first ones. And I feel nostalgic looking at them. It was time of experiments and fun. I used Butterick … Continue reading

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Laws of England can be amusing

I’m interested in British legal system. Some of the old laws are still in force today simply because no one has taken the trouble to abolish them. It is still illegal to enter the Houses of Parliament in a suit … Continue reading

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Preparation for the medieval jousting

“..a knight was expected to be gentle and faithful to his lady, fearless in battle and tournament, courteous and merciful to a defeated enemy and honorable in everything.”(John Hampden, from “The Days of Chivalry” Stories from Froissart’s Chronicles) medieval knights … Continue reading

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The Covered Market

I love Markets. This one in Oxford – is the home of interesting independent shops. By wandering around the Market I always felt its warm welcome. Open since 1774, this market offers a very special shopping experience. I love the … Continue reading

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