They have accumulated again, those pesky links. Or are they pesky? You might want to decide for yourself. Here they are:
Cathy posts a review of Marianne Vedeler's book "Silk for the Vikings".
Jonathan Jarrett has put together a resources page you'll definitely want to check out.
There's a German article about silk relics (tunic pieces) from the fourth century.
King Richard III has undergone multi-element isotope analysis, and seems to have liked his booze, judging from that.
That's it for today - now I'll go back to my presentation writing.