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For A Few Dollars More - Review

Hello, reader.

I have good and bad news. The bad news is that this is the first new movie I have seen in three weeks, and it pains me to admit it. 618 more words


Making an Old Hobby a New Favourite

Happy Hump Day!

Last weekend while hanging out with a couple close girlfriends, they poured me a glass of wine and handed me a colouring book and a cup of markers. 201 more words

Archery in Tudor England

Today, in honor of the release of the second volume of Castles, Customs, and Kings: True Tales by English Historical Fiction Authors, I am not writing an on-this-day-type entry. 820 more words

Tudor Tidbits

A Blast From The Past

About 20 years ago, I performed at my first renaissance faire. I’ve been involved with several productions over the years in various capacities — including as a script writer. 133 more words

Renaissance Faires

Tandem Post: My Favourite Things

This week for my Tandem contribution I thought that I’d do a little show and tell. A peek into life through my eyes. Or shall I say my eyes, specs and then the camera lens. 331 more words

Tandem Blogs

7 Things About Me

I was feeling rather uninspired this morning, so I turned to Pinterest for ideas. I found this 7 Things About Me. (I changed some.) 639 more words


The pleasure of Chinese measure words

In my long journey of learning Chinese, one the greatest pleasures concerns the myriad measure words. Every time you use a number with an object numbered, you need a measure word. 55 more words