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On this day in 1533 - Anne Boleyn took to her chamber to prepare for the birth of Princess Elizabeth

On 26th August 1533 Anne Boleyn took leave of the court and entered confinement where she would stay until she gave birth. Normally a lady would go to confinement four to six weeks before the anticipated birth of their child. 879 more words

Tudor Chronicles

Breath is Life

Here is Carla’s description of her experience of Reiki Fusion:

“Lying on my stomach, on the message table, I felt blocked. I felt like a brick with no way to ever break through. 1,288 more words

Private traps: A critical analysis of "Psycho" (1960)

I might have a disadvantage over you because I saw Alfred Hitchcock’s “Psycho” on a big screen. The master of suspense’s 1960 thriller was part of a film appreciation course I took, a course that focused on the works of Hitchcock and Roman Polanski. 703 more words



Fog, and weeks of fog. Mold and moss digs furry fingers into every nook and crevice, and the greasy face of the Sailor’s Quarter goes piebald with crusted salt summoned from the slate grey pucker of the bay. 207 more words


Lactating red date tea

Found a great lactating red date tea recipe which works!

Red Dates 红枣 : 90gm
Black Dates 黑枣 : 60gm
Dangshen 党参 : 30gm
Dried Longan flesh 龙眼肉 : 30gm… 158 more words