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Let’s face it, I’m scared;

Although I know I could have fared

Better the first time if I’d been

With someone as loving as you: 197 more words


antechapel display - winter Vacation 2017

A selection of images from the Michaelmas exhibition of medieval manuscripts at St Cross is now on public view in the antechapel in Broad Street:



Time races away

All traces that stay

Of Youth and Truth;

Climb replaces a pace

That has no place

For quests or rests;

Rhyme without a base… 116 more words


The legends of medieval books

This blogpost is not about myths and legends, but about editorial legends, the written explanatory matter accompanying an illustration, map, chart, explaining how visuals are to be read and understood, or what they stand for. 1,364 more words



A frown was forming

Over a worried eye.


Says the tongue, warming

To a hurried cry;

Yet the teeth began grittin’

As the splintered nails were bitten; 85 more words


Gin and Tonic Revision Ramblings

I am deep into the part of my book that requires a lot of rewriting. I was dreading it a bit, for various reasons, including anxiety, laziness, Not Having a Clue What to Do, and just wanting to get this revision  597 more words


The 'Wooing Group'

The “Wooing Group” (hereafter WG) was a term used by W. Meredith Thompson to categorize a group of four lyrical meditations on Christ and the Virgin Mary (Millet 5). 1,242 more words