Musing on the books I read, the writing I do, the craft of writing, the historical tidbits
that tickle my fancy, the vagaries of the writer's and editor's life, and the publishing world
These days, purses made from book covers are popular with the bookish crowd. But this trend was popular in the Middle Ages, too. Here's a medieval waistcoat made in Iceland from a manuscript on parchment dated c.1375.