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An Elizabethan poet, playwright and clergyman: Richard Edes 1555-1604

In Elizabethan times one of Worcester’s most well-known Deans had been a poet, playwright, and writer and was a very successful preacher. If you happen to walk near the west end of Worcester Cathedral you might notice a large tomb, with the effigy of an Elizabethan man lying on a canopy tomb. 571 more words

Early Modern History

ALBUM REVIEW: Funerary - Starless Aeon

WORDS: Laura McCarthy

The time has come, when the festivals are soon to be over, the days are getting darker and the weather bleaker. The blissful break from reality that is the summer is fading into the distance, and if we’re all being fair to ourselves, the seasonal blues are starting to creep in. 437 more words

Album Reviews

Funerary - Starless Aeon (Review)

This is the début album from US Doom band Funerary.

This is dark, misery-drenched Doom that has a harsh Sludge edge, giving the band a nasty bite. 278 more words


Egyptian Jars from Southern Spain

Calcite-alabaster jars from the ancient Phoenician settlement at Sexi, east of Malaga on the southern Spanish coast. The jars are now in Almunecar’s Municipal Archaeology Museum at the Cueva de los Siete Palacios (Cave of the Seven Palaces). 181 more words


Favourite Paintings 12: Anonymous, Funerary Portrait of a Woman ('The European'), c 80 - 200 CE

A hauntingly beautiful portrait of a young adult woman lost in quiet thought, made to fit on her mummy. Was she contemplating her eventual death? 825 more words