So what’s the first thing you do after flying for seven hours from Toronto to London, on one hour of sleep, after bad airline food and four coffees? You go straight on a medieval wine tour. At least, that’s what
I was in Paris this past February and became intrigued with anything that had to do with the Catacombs. I managed to visit the Catacombs and was, to put it mildly, blown away. It appears I’m not the only one
I just got back from the 50th International Congress on Medieval Studies in Kalamazoo, Michigan. For those of you new to this site, I’ve been going to this conference since I was an undergrad at the University of Toronto. I
My birthday passed recently and one of my favourite presents was a medieval cookbook, the British Museum’s The Medieval Cookbook by Maggie Black. I was excited to try some of the recipes and post them so that other people who
I went to the Louvre on Wednesday to take enjoy some culture and history and encountered that rather new and annoying trend: the selfie stick. Everywhere you looked people were waving these massive sticks about oblivious of anyone around them.
“If ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquility of servitude than the animating contest of freedom, go from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or arms. Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you. May your
In my never ending pursuit of good coffee (because let’s face it, being a full time nerd is tiring) I stumbled across The Black Lab Coffee House in Clapham. A close friend of mine, who also happens to be a
Moving can be a daunting process under normal circumstances, add the words “to another country, with a dog” and it can go from daunting to overwhelming. Hopefully this post will help those of you out there looking to take your