Book Launch exceeded all expectations

Friday, February 17, 2012

 We had a great turn-out for the book launch in this glorious room at York's Mansion House. Nearly every seat was filled, and every copy sold. My only disappointment was that everyone was in modern dress. Having watched the beautifully-dressed re-enactors standing at their stalls or wandering around York for the Jorvik Viking Festival, I had hoped for an audience of women in apron dresses pinned with tortoise brooches, and men in tunics and cloaks trimmed with tablet-woven braid...