Monthly Archives: December 2012

Merry Christmas from Surrey Medieval

I appreciate this seasonal greeting may be one day late now (or two if like my girlfriend you are Swiss) but I’m sure I was not alone in having better things to do than write a blog post on Christmas … Continue reading

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The changing face of Mecca

Every now and again, I realise I haven’t posted anything for weeks and so commence a big post taking in several things I have read, found or done in the period since my previous missive. None of these has gone … Continue reading

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Stuck in the medieval mind

Last weekend’s Medieval Studies Forum meeting on “The Medieval Mind” was, much as I expected, a work-out for the grey matter (in the slightly unlikely setting of a village nursery classroom). The presentations were uniformly excellent – even mine seemed to … Continue reading

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