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Iron Meet Gall: The Secrets Behind Ink In The 18Th Century - Historical Writing Series Part 2

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#1 peroride


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Posted 15 December 2019 - 22:13


Fantastic fun chemistry!


I enjoyed that Brian uses red wine as an anti-microbial putting a different spin to the term vintage ink  ;)


I want what he's drinking, err.. writing

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Posted 18 December 2019 - 23:22

That was amazing when he mixed the two bottles together! I was camping during the summer and found these "puffballs" along the walking trails. It wasn't until the end of our trip I recognized them as the sacred oak galls.

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