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Day Trip to Canterbury

London, long a top travel destination, is rich in history, has a wealth of museums, and monuments, plus a vibrant restaurant scene. Still, it’s nice to get out of the city and day trip-it to a nearby area. 852 more words


Each of the Canterbury Tales Ranked from Worst to Best

Note: If you haven’t read the Canterbury Tales, there might be some context missing, so please read it. I also might spoil shit. Oh well. Hopefully readers of it, find this blog. 2,980 more words


Chatting with the Bard, James Matthew Byers

Recently, I got to sit down with Stitched Smile Publication’s resident bard, James Matthew Byers. I met him in 2016 and the one thing that stood out about him is his enthusiasm. 2,349 more words

Cliche Sunday...

….has returned. Were you wondering if I forgot last Sunday? I didn’t but with the time change and all the work I did around the house (which resulted in me icing my knee as I may overdone just a bit), I was in no shape to write a post. 602 more words

Cliche Sunday

was the sexual revolution so revolutionary?: on the benedict option and conservative christian models of culture

If you’re at all plugged into think pieces about religion, you’ve heard about Rod Dreher’s book on The Benedict Option.  Dreher’s an interesting guy: he’s an incredibly prolific writer, and most of his stuff winds up at… 2,636 more words


Essay seminar: Chaucer and setting for AS

This seminar allowed 2 students to present their recent essays for OCR AS literature. Neither are perfect representations of the AOs, but this was the first time I have tried this as a support exercise with this group. 11 more words