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Epic Bachelorette Party Speeches

The day when the guys and the girls celebrate separately are gone like Ned Stark’s memories. Unless you develop superpowers they are not coming back. So what usually follows is singing, dancing, and if you’re lucky alcohol, also what minions believe is their right, public humiliation of both the bride and the groom. 776 more words


The Romance of Morien

My latest Kelmscott-style reprint from Rossignol Books is now available! The Romance of Morien, as translated by Jessie Weston. Morien is from Middle Dutch, written in verse around the 1200’s, as part of the massive Lancelot Compilation, a sprawling four-volume work which as it stands includes nine complete romances and the end of a tenth, and possibly used to have more in the now-lost first volume. 225 more words

Other Romances Of Chivalry

Valentines and Big Horses

Yesterday I didn’t even realise what day it was until I discovered that, despite being as single as they come, I have a Valentine.

He is all of seven years old, but he brought me chocolate. 571 more words


Poisoned Arrows

Cupid lay dying

His bow snapped in twain

At my feet he lay writhing

And moaning in pain

An eye for an eye

So Cupid did pay…

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All Dressed Up and Nowhere to Go

To the great disappointment of kids and grownups alike, the SANESA qualifier was postponed due to the arenas being too wet (no comment…). God has a plan with that, but that’s why my updates are everyday today. 465 more words


Guest Post: Bewitched by a Castle by Mary Ann Van Sickle

Today I welcome Mary Ann Van Sickle to¬†History…the Interesting Bits to talk about her journey of discovery of her family history and her relationship with the… 3,638 more words

Guest Post

In Which Chaos Breaks Loose

This week was looking hectic, but doable. Sure, we were minus head groom T for the week, but we had our junior groom. Sure, we had seven horses to prepare for SANESA, but we at least had two boxes to take them in. 620 more words