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Bridge Chapel, St Ives, Cambridgeshire

The reason for our visit to St Ives in Cambridgeshire last Sunday was to show some visitors the wonderful ancient bridge and the chapel in the centre. 170 more words


Watercolor Girl in Armor

I just wanted to draw something the other day. So, I found some reference of a face and did a little drawing.  Just plain faces are great, but I have a tendency to want to add swords, bows or laser cannons to a lot of the things I draw. 276 more words


Post Cards from St Ives in Cambridgeshire

When we visted St Ives in Cambridgeshire last Sunday, it was really to show our visitors the ancient bridge, but then we started to wander through this delightful small town.   96 more words


Reflections on the Old English Music Video

This is a follow-up post in response to my post in June about the Old English music video class project that my six-week summer British Literature I class chose to make, which you can watch… 3,432 more words

General Pedagogy Posts

The Ancient Bridge of St Ives In Cambridgeshire

St Ives in Cambridgeshire, the 15th Century bridge over the Great Ouse River, with a chapel rising from the centre.

From our visit August 2014


Chaucer (in context)

Chaucer (in context) Syllabus

I’m teaching a class called Chaucer (I added the parenthetical “in context”) at Purchase College, SUNY this fall as an adjunct, which I’m really excited about most especially because it’s my first chance to design and teach an upper-level undergraduate course in my field. 119 more words


Norse Women - Courtship

This is part two of my series on the women of 9th Century Norway. For the first part on childhood, click here. For the sake of the series, we’re calling the sample young Norse woman… 556 more words