Outposts of Eccentricity

A lovely time recently pootling round the beautiful scenery around Kippford and visiting a  shop in a barn crammed with all sorts of Portuguese pottery, home-made jam and olive oil, shoe lasts, baskets,… Continue reading

Upcoming exhibition at the British Museum – Life & Death in Pompeii and Herculaneum

Really looking forward to this. Major 2013 exhibition – Life and death in Pompeii and Herculaneum.

Not getting much work done….

and here’s the reason

Research Days

Had a lovely few days researching in the Central Library. Its a really nice light space and the staff v. helpful. There are loads of books on witchcraft I discovered – they  found… Continue reading

All about Hares

Reading – well, dipping into, George Ewart Evan’s and David Thomson’s book ‘The Leaping Hare’. They quote an incantation for turning into a hare : “I sall goe intill ane haire, With sorrow… Continue reading