Tag Archives: London

News from the Blogosphere

Now, the first piece of news (in case you have been wondering) is: I aten’t dead! One wouldn’t be amiss, however, to describe my current state as zombie-like, what with me working way too much and sleeping far too little in the past … Continue reading

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Sometimes progress is overrated…

As a medievalist I have a certain dislike for ‘museums of medieval art’ because, usually, what they display are just bits and parts of medieval altarpieces neatly sawn into pieces and hung on a wall to fit the anachronistic concept … Continue reading

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John Gower’s Tomb

As mentioned in my last post, only little remains of Winchester Palace in Southwark and you probably have to be a die-hard medievalist to include it in your list of things to see in London. But if you decide to … Continue reading

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A really great hall

As I’m writing this, the sky outside is lit by colourful explosions, in other words: I’m just spending a few days in London where people are already practising for tomorrow’s Bonfire Night. While the weather forecast had announced what may … Continue reading

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