Monthly Archives: September 2011

Michaelmas Day and something of angels…..

Michaelmas Yesterday was the feast of St Michael and all Angels – which in the medieval period marked the end of the harvest. It was when geese and ducks and other fowl were plucked and either salted or eaten. Their … Continue reading

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Camelot Revisted

A footnote upon on Mrs Kennedy and the making of the myth of Camelot This week saw the release of the tapes made by Mrs Jacqueline Kennedy for the historian Arthur M Schlesinger in the aftermath of the assassination of … Continue reading

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