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In the later Middle Ages there was a considerable appetite for regimens of health, texts that provided advice about how to remain healthy and combat illness. Medical advice today depends for its effic... read more »

Protest Day Playlist

21 January 2017
I’ve heard that the 1980s are back (including bad fashion choices), so I’ve decided to put together a playlist of protest songs that got us through the Reagan/Bush 41 era: REM, “Exhu... read more »
We’re off to the 2017 women’s march in body & spirit! on Vimeo. The 2017 women’s march in Washington, DC, across the United States and around the world is not only historic,... read more »
Mab Jones is a “unique talent” (The Times). Writing from the top of a hill in Wales, her subjects are dreams, death, the body, being a woman, being a human, silence, speech, childhood, sex... read more »

February 2017 Book News

21 January 2017
  Isabella of Castile: Europe’s First Great Queen Paperback – 9 February 2017 (UK & US) One of Europe’s great queens, Isabella of Castile is also one of the least well... read more »
At the moment I spend a lot more time sending emails about museums than I do getting out to visit them. But I was determined to get to the Emma Hamilton exhibition at the National Maritime Museum. It... read more »
No idea why it would occur to me to recommend a documentary about an American charlatan to you fine people today. Just one of those things, I guess.The documentary in question is 'Man of The People',... read more »
Diana, Princess of Wales wrote she felt “extremely isolated” and “continuously misunderstood” in a letter that was sent six months before the release of a 1992 biography. The s... read more »
Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom has a connection to those who take up the office of President of the United States of America. Those who sit in the Oval Office of the White House as President of... read more »
Interview with Eva Stachniak How did you come across this story?  What inspired you to write about it? The Chosen Maiden was born out of my fascination with Ballets Russes, a Russian dance compan... read more »
The Medford Historical Society and Museum is hosting an exhibit of needlework samplers from its collection with the title “Stitching and Learning.” The society newsletter says:Young women... read more »
Véronique Desnain is a Senior Lecturer in French at the University of Edinburgh. She specialises in 17th century French literature and philosophy, with a particular interest in gender. From the... read more »

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