Admitting You are a Hobbit

Everyone wants to be special and unique. It’s kind of a drive among people–to want to stand out, to want to be something different and something wholly impressive that stands out from the crowd. Can’t really fault people for that, not when often those who fit these ideals seem to get the most attention. And […]

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Chapter Review: Medieval Heresies

I have finished the book Medieval Heresies: Popular Movements from the Gregorian Reform to the Reformation! That I bought almost 2 years ago. But we won’t count that. A single morning of reading, and it is done. Which means review time; specifically of the chapters that I bought this book for: Bohemian Reform Movement (i.e. […]

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Heresy

I bought a book a year ago, Medieval Heresy: Popular Movements from the Gregorian Reform to the Reformation, Third Edition by Malcolm Lambert that I have been reading off and on. I’ve been doing a lot of other reading, too–so I admittedly just pick it up here and there to read a chapter or two […]

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New Medieval Books: From Dracula to Isabella

Via New Medieval Books: From Dracula to Isabella Once again, sharing my love of all things medieval. But the first listed book: it’s on Wallachia and Vlad Tepes! So, really something so absolutely impressive that I’m in love. Like, book love. Only problem, finding a copy in English will be expensive. Buying a copy will […]

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Beekeeping Through the Middle Ages

Source: Beekeeping from Antiquity Through the Middle Ages Continuing my interest in all things medieval & historical. I’ve recently been kind of interested in beekeeping. It’s kind of a smaller part of my more major interest in all things medieval. Well, actually, I remember being marginally interested in beekeeping and honey back in elementary school, […]

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Update on the Haul

Updating on my last post! Since some family stuff has come up, I haven’t had the time to go through all my books yet. Slow going since this is “holiday season” and there’s just a lot of family obligations plus stuff going on, so it’s a slow time anyway. As one of you so kindly […]

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Kindle Book Haul

I’ve recently picked up a bunch of Kindle books to read. I’m slowly going through a few of them to get some little reviews up and to do some readings. But like, a bunch of them are…there’s no other word for it: hogwash. I mean, I kind of always knew that anyone could get their […]

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Cunningham’s Magical Herbs

Remember how ages ago I posted about my first impression of Cunningham’s Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs (here’s a link!)? Well, I finally got around to writing about my final impressions of it. No, it didn’t actually take me 2 years to read it. I just got, well distracted, and never got around to writing my […]

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