I see that I haven’t posted anything from The Western Humanities (a textbook I can’t bear to part with) since September, when… Read more The Western Humanities: Diderot’s Encyclopedie
“Lucan, Feb. 4.- Lucan awoke this morning to shock the country with intelligence of the blackest crime ever committed in… Read more Who Murdered the Donnellys?
Apparently 2015 was the year for knocking things off my bucket list. I had to think harder to come up… Read more Firsts of 2016 in Pictures
Earlier this year I watched the movie The Magic of Ordinary Days, which tells the story of an arranged marriage… Read more German POWs in North America
In honour of Victoria Day I decided to put together a list of Queen Victoria’s nine children with pictures. I… Read more Queen Victoria’s Children
Do you tackle a major house cleaning when spring rolls around? I don’t but probably should (especially considering how accomplished… Read more Spring Cleaning Inspiration from Vintage Magazines
Last September my mom went back to school, with a five-year plan to earn a Master’s in History. She’s currently… Read more 11 Things You Didn’t Know About the Vikings
I love making lists: to-do lists, New Year’s resolutions, shopping lists, home improvement ideas, etc. For something more blog-worthy, however,… Read more Firsts of 2015 in Pictures
I planned to spend some time on Saturday getting a quiz ready for today, but I got too busy baking… Read more 100-Year-Old Music
Welcome to the first contest on my blog, featuring mystery photos! The aim is to identify the main subject (not… Read more Contest: Mystery Photos [closed]
Since I wrote my first blog post about Old English I’ve been meaning to do some more studying, so I… Read more Old English Kennings
In the final year of my undergraduate degree I took a course entitled “Old English Language and Literature.” Unfortunately the professor… Read more Why Study Old English?