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The Geoffrey Chaucer window in Southwark Cathedral

The Geoffrey Chaucer window in Southwark Cathedral. The window depicts pilgrims setting out from the nearby Tabard Inn (demolished in 1875) to Canterbury, as recalled in his  58 more words

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Clubbing

It’s no problem staying out past 9 p.m. on a weeknight if it is because you’ve spent the past two hours at book club. Being able to participate in and to listen to the discussion is a joy. 192 more words

Anaheim Tales (excerpt)

Seniors in high school are having a storytelling competition. Chapter 9 is the story told by the boy representing the music department. Chapter 10 is the students’ discussion of that story. 947 more words

You Mean I’m Not JK Rowling?!

Yes the book is short.
Yes I’m aware it’s not the
Canterbury Tales.

Original Poetry

What You Do Not Know About July 4

On 2 July 2014, The Washington Post shared a different perspective on July 4, rather than the tale of two countries finding their separate paths. So today, while I am off enjoying a family cookout (something a vegetarian avoids at all costs unless said cookout involves three adorable grandkids), I thought some of you might delight in a shakeup of your American history lessons via Valerie Strauss.  8 more words

Thoughts from London

Regular readers of my blog may have noticed that I have been quiet lately. This reticence is partly because my bloggable life has not been that eventful. 273 more words

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Review: The Canterbury Tales


The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer

My rating: 4 of 5 stars



Book Review


It was 1996 and my freshmen year at college. I had already declared English as my major and needed to choose between Chaucer and Shakespeare as the primary “classic” author to take a course on. 373 more words

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