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Squee! I went to Edinburgh!

currently playing on my iPod: This Place in Time by Colleen Edinburgh is full of ghosts. Some are literary: Robert Burns, Robert Louis Stevenson, JK Rowling (I know she’s still alive. I’m being metaphorical here. Chill out.). Others spring from … Continue reading

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The Great Pavement: Westminster’s Cosmati Floor

currently playing on my iPod: Fade Into You by Mazzy Star Upon watching BBC America’s coverage of the royal wedding (which was absolutely fantastic, btw), I became intrigued with the Great Pavement. The Great Pavement is the mosaic floor before … Continue reading

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Medieval Trivia

currently playing on my iPod: Speed of Sound by Coldplay Just for fun I thought I’d share some tidbits about English culture in the Medieval period. 1. Valentine’s Day was around back then. The Feast of St.┬áValentine celebrated love in … Continue reading

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