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2nd September 1666. Fire! Fire!

The Diarist, Samuel Pepys recorded in the summer of 1666: ‘it having been three of four days mighty hot weather’. He couldn’t have foreseen the disaster of a greater heat, which lay ahead.(1) 437 more words


The Story of the "Chaucer Pilgrimage Site"

It all started with this:


I and a couple of students were presenting at the New England Association of the Teachers of English Fall 2014 Conference. 742 more words


Lady in Red- Chaucer's Wife of Bath

The Wife of Bath seems to leap out of the page from the moment that she is introduced by Chaucer in the Canterbury Tales. 308 more words

English Literature

Regarding My Blog Title... (Pardon the Literary Analysis)

Approximately 72 hours remain between me and my flight from Chicago O’Hare to London Heathrow, and I can barely fathom it. However, apart from a few things to pack and a couple books to read for tutorial (oops), I feel quite prepared. 931 more words

Canterbury Tales


Walking from Lockner in the beautiful Surrey Hills following my friend Alexander Dawson Shepherd in a colour coordinated sort of way I was struck by the nature of friendship. 501 more words

I made a film!

I would love it if you could watch it and let me know what you think!

This film would not exist without the help and expertise of all these fantastic individuals: 261 more words


Les Poulet sont Chic at Hatfield House

Are you looking at me Jimmy.

Na mate, I’m looking for Chanticleer.

Call for Chanticleer.

Hey Jock have yous seen Chanticleer.

Gulp, gulp, chew, not I honest, it must have been the fox. 20 more words