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Viking Venison Recipe

This looks amazing and is the work of an archeological chef who wants to bring Viking cuisine back to life. Granted, they didn’t have potatoes then, but I’m betting that this would be amazing with roasted potatoes. 194 more words

Writing

Dear Wen VII

Dear Wen,

‘I don’t know. I wasn’t there…It’s impossible to say…’

Well, not having been invited to Ashbourne of course…

The bell clapper sounding hollowly is an analogy of a lost soul… The bell or the ‘silent shell’ is the body, or hell, or both… 201 more words

Books

IF BLOGGING EXISTED IN THE 80S: The Saxons

Sometime towards the end of 1982..

The Romans

The Romans used bricks concrete and tiles in their homes. Underground fires blew hot air under the floors. 434 more words

Blogging

Dear Don VII

Dear Don,

It was an interesting weekend with the research. The south transept window from Ashbourne has opened a whole set of mysteries to track down and so far I’ve only got a little way in. 391 more words

Books

How Many Santas?

A staggering number of Santas turned up in Ipswich Town centre for a 3K ( 3 kilometres, about 1.8 miles) Santa Run (or in our case walk). 522 more words

Humor

Favorite Places in England: Chichester

The church I go to is called St. Richard’s of Chichester, and so on one of my trips to the UK I felt compelled to spend some time getting to know St. 546 more words

History

Dear Wen VI

Dear Wen,

Thanks for the note…

Though I do wish you wouldn’t keep putting the image of the Beast of Breedon up.

I seem to recognise that form somehow… 203 more words

Books