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New: Cathedral of the Sea walking tour

Arnau was sixty-three years old. He felt tired, and leant on his son.
Bernard squeezed his father’s arm affectionately. Arnou bent his mouth to his son’s ear and pointed towards the high alter. 334 more words


Wynter Wakeneth Al My Care (Art. 52) by Unknown with a translation into modern English by Susanna Greer Fein

Wynter wakeneth al my care;
Nou this leves waxeth bare.
Ofte Y sike ant mourne sare
When hit cometh in my thoht
Of this worldes joie: 207 more words


New Read: The Shadow Queen

Having read and enjoyed The Forbidden Queen, The King’s Sister and The Queen’s Choice, three of her previous historical fictions, Anne O’Brien has become one of my go-to authors for my historical fix.  556 more words


CFFC: Having the letters U and O

Mosque Fountain

Fountain in the interior courtyard of the Mosque of Sultan Hassan, about 1357 CE, Old Cairo, Egypt.

Join Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Having the letters U and O in the Word 12 more words


The Bear and the Nightingale, by Katherine Arden / *****

There is an art, I think, to writing about magic. To have a story that features magic is one thing; to have that magic feel truly, well,  702 more words

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Fancy a day out this Saturday 6th January?

It is Haxey Hood day – the day when a part of the Isle of Axholme goes a bit crazy for the afternoon to mark one of England’s oldest traditions.  1,006 more words

St. John of Kanty —Giving Impetus to the Concept of Momentum.

On 23 December is the feast day of St. John of Kanty (1390–1473). He was a priest, theologian, philosopher, and also a late-medieval physicist.

In physics, he expounded the theory of impetus (along with Jean Buridan (c.1295–1363), and others), which anticipated the concept of conserved momentum, of de Soto, Galileo and Newton. 233 more words