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Books Acquired Recently

My book-buying habit continues unabated despite my stuffed “To Read” shelf. Here is what has come in recently.

Kafer, Alison. Feminist, Queer, Crip. Bloomington: Indiana UP, 2013. 472 more words



Fish and chips, cold weather, tea, queen, biscuits, taxi, routemaster, fine drizzle, theaters, Thames, lords, Royal family, guard change, beefeaters, pubs… London can be described in some of these words. 785 more words


Cambridge's Cycle Culture

Cambridge’s narrow cobblestone roads- better probably referred to as alleys- make bicycles the primary form of transportation in this beautiful English university town. Everywhere you go, there are lines of bike racks and if not, bikes can be found chained onto gates and fences. 121 more words


Steiff Bear

Size  58mm Date 1980s Fastening  Brooch

I am indeed a teddy fan (of all types of bears).


Day Trip To Oxford


Oxford is a city in England which has been home to royalty. It is a popular place for film makers some of which include Harry Potter, The Italian Job, Alice in Wonderland and Young Sherlock Holmes- that is only 4 out of the massive list I found on… 648 more words


The language of domination


Sir Walter Scott (1829), replica by John Graham Gilbert – image: National Portrait Gallery



The Anglo-Saxons were the Germanic inhabitants of England before the Conquest, i.e. 698 more words