Category Archives: General

Toys and distractions

Sorry for the recent lack of posting. My Macbook’s hard drive died. Replacing it was easy (… once I found the right screwdriver). Ten minute job. Replacing all my favourite stuff on the hard drive? A bloody great time-sucking pain … Continue reading

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AHA presentation (plus extras)

Well, I found the notes from the AHA session. They’re rough, and there were bits I’m pretty sure I skipped (probably in favour of some vague waffling about things that I’ve since forgotten), but it did go something like this. … Continue reading

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Save the Whale

Oh my goodness. The Beeb has pictures and video report. Update, Saturday teatime: Outlook isn’t good. Bonus history link: Stranded whales in medieval and early modern Europe PS: and although it’s sad, this is probably something we should be more … Continue reading

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Home again

And absolutely f***ing knackered. I might have a few somewhat belated AHA thoughts over the weekend. But anyway, met plenty of great folks, ate way too much good food, took in the City of Brotherly Love (and my feet have … Continue reading

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Not welcome for Xmas

I think I’m starting a cold. I’m going to be mightily pissed off if I’m right.

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A pause for thought

Expect light posting from now until, well, possibly mid-January. I really do have a lot to do before and after Christmas. But as a quick comment, yet again, on the ‘why blog?’ question: well, I’m currently thinking and writing about … Continue reading

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Xmas shopping nightmares

I think it really does get worse every year. (Fortunately I have a relatively small circle of friends and family to deal with. But at this rate they’ll all be getting book tokens and chocolate. Admittedly, extremely good quality chocolate, … Continue reading

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Email troubles

Having some trouble connecting to my university webmail this weekend: those of you who usually email me at that address should know that there might be a delay in getting a reply back to you. Use sharon@earlymodernweb.org.uk if you can, … Continue reading

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