…Is what I say to myself as I stand on the threshold of the house where I am currently staying, bracing myself for the sounds of tears, or fighting, or the shrieking that must necessarily accompany all of the activities of my 5 and 8 year old housemates. 652 more words
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1) What do you think of Katherine? What appeals to you about her and what doesn’t?
I quite liked Katherine, and I grew to like her more and more as the novel went on. 2,680 more words
While browsing on youtube this weekend (I love that sentence because it implies long childfree days spent clicking from one interesting program to the next) I found this 2013 BBC documentary from David Starkey, the most fabulous British historian (and who puts on a fabulous show in the 1980’s Channel 4 Trial of Richard III where he puts everyone who disagrees with him firmly in their respective places). 229 more words
The king’s genes also raise some royally embarrassing questions about the legitimacy of the Tudors who ended his reign.
Researchers conservatively estimate that the chances of the skull at left not being that of Richard III (right) are 6.7 million to 1. 935 more words