There is a stack of links to things you might find interesting again - time to clear out those browser tabs and send you careening through the internet!
First of all, Cathy writes about Greek sprang hairnets.
Erik Kwakkel writes about rare medieval name tags - from foundlings.
Neil Gaiman was interviewed about reading by Reading Rainbow, and talks about comfort reading (among other things).
An Anglo-Saxon recipe for an antibiotic has tested succesfully against a modern resistant bacterial strain - the Independent has an article about this (though I wouldn't call the recipe revolting, as they do).