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Heritage Open Day at Worcester Cathedral Library

On Saturday the 10th of September, Worcester Cathedral Library will be opening its doors and exhibiting some of its many manuscripts, books and archives. As part of Heritage Open Day, visitors are welcome and encouraged to pop up to the library for free between 10am and 12:30pm, or between 2pm and 4pm. 351 more words

Worcester Cathedral Library

Mary Punches the Devil and Other Marginalia

Life got in the way of me posting anything on the feast of St. Augustine, but I am currently preparing a review/reflection post on his  116 more words


Common Awards Student Conference 2016. Part 8: Durham Cathedral medieval manuscript workshop

As part of my three days at the Common Awards student conference for 2016 (details in my introductory blog), I attended a stained glass window tour and a medieval manuscripts workshop with Durham Cathedral. 655 more words

A Fantasy Tip from Medieval History: Using Parchment

The year is 2099. A group of people is preparing to celebrate New Year’s Eve aboard the brand spaceship, Pearseus. Instead, they end up castaways on a remote planet. 781 more words

Random Musings


Occasionally my writing turns into a dangerous rabbit a bit like this one …

When this happens running and hiding seems the only sensible thing to do … 237 more words


Eagles and the Sun in a Medieval Bestiary

Summer has finally properly arrived in England, and the sun has made a stronger-than-usual appearance in Cambridge. While we humans need to dust off our sunglasses, the eagle, as described by Isidore of Seville in the early 7th century, is capable of staring directly into the sun. 136 more words

Manuscript Road Trip: Manuscrits de Québec

There are several hundred medieval and Renaissance manuscripts to be found in the Canadian province of Quebec, although very few have a digital presence. The small list published in the de Ricci… 1,110 more words

Medieval Manuscripts