Harald Hardrada & Kievan Rus’

The realm that Yaroslav presided over, and which Harald first discovered upon his arrival in 1030 was principally East Slavic in terms of composition and culture but was significantly influenced by its Scandinavian and Byzantine trading partners. Harald Hardrada: Kievan Rus’ — Medievalists.net This is a really great read & has a ton of interesting information […]

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A Summary and Analysis of The Hobbit – Interesting Literature

The Hobbit is one of the biggest-selling books of all time. An estimated 100 million people have read Tolkien’s classic children’s novel since it was first published in 1937. The story of its origi… Source: A Summary and Analysis of J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit – Interesting Literature

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Vetting Sources

So first in the line of my new series I mentioned previously, I thought it would be a good idea to put a small piece together first about general vetting procedures, processes, and just how I over-archingly handle information. Because, outside of specific books, articles, and online stuff, there are some good general rules of […]

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New Series forthcoming!

I once again apologize for the lack of consistent posting. This last month I’ve been trying to figure out what I wanted to do and what I wanted to post. It’s been a rough ride over 1 year into quarantine/work from home for me. The sameness has been rather draining, so I was struggling to […]

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Welsh Cakes – Dydd Gŵyl Dewi Hapus

Dydd Gŵyl Dewi Hapus or should I say Happy St David’s Day! These Welsh cakes are so yummy and easy to make, my daughter and I have really enjoyed making these for our pudding this evening! Source: Welsh Cakes – Charlotte Easy Veganise This looks delicious and I love new recipes. Also! Great way to […]

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Review: Witchcraft and Medicine in Pre-Petrine Russia

I finally got around to reading this article, here on JSTOR, now. It’s really short, just about 10 pages long, and about 1/3-1/2 of that is footnotes. It’s a bit older (1970s), nothing too amazing in terms of information, at least not as where I am in research. The main reason I like this article […]

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Hiatus

I apologize for the lack of posts over the last month. I had been doing really well, all things considered, with quarantine. However, about 3ish weeks ago, I kind of hit the wall so to say. It just kind of hit me all at once the quarantine, social isolation, and just generally being overwhelmed. My […]

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Made in the Czech Republic – Modrotisk

Some examples of the print patterns you can find on modrotisk. These are from the Danzinger workshop in Olešnice. A Rhapsody in Blue As with all countries, the Czech Republic offers a wealth of tra… Source: Made in the Czech Republic – Modrotisk – Beyond Prague These fabrics look amazing. I wish I had known […]

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