Tag Archives: Medieval

Learning to pootle

Something I’ve always thought we’d do in France is suddenly drive through a town or village where a few tables and chairs are set up on the side of the road outside and where we could just pull in across … Continue reading

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Fish soup

I have been told that I must not forget to include the pollen collecting moths in this blog post. They look like very, very tiny hummingbirds (and I know how tiny they can get) with their little wings going a … Continue reading

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Sarlat-le-Caneda

Following a night of pain, caused by my wretched knee (somewhat alleviated in the middle of the night by Mirinda’s emergency painkiller), I woke up to rain. This meant we lazed around the house for the morning. Apart from enjoying … Continue reading

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Archaeology Live! 2013 – Day 3 (from charnel to bath)

Today was the (sort of) last day of the conference, although there wasn’t any conference sessions. The Museum of London (MoL) and English Heritage (EH) opened up two London sites for us to look at. Both of them are rarely … Continue reading

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Almost Black Sunday

I forgot to mention that yesterday morning I saw a hoopee. It was sitting on the grass just beyond the loggia (which is what Mirinda calls the verandah) giving me a funny look. Which is odd because they have a … Continue reading

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Oh, the rocks, the rocks, they speak to me!

Yesterday I had a somewhat full to the brim day. Actually, if you could fill something beyond the brim, that’s pretty much what yesterday was like. An above the brim day. In short, I three coat varnished the window sill … Continue reading

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