The Scoundrels Dictionary

The Scoundrel’s Dictionary, the anonymous 18th century pamphlet, has amused me for a few years now but it is quite hard to read in the original type-setting. Too many OLDE WORLDE confusions of S and F. Anyway, in this monograph I have modernised much of the original 18th century spelling and included several annotations to, […]

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Decline of A Myth

OK. My inbox is the next victim. Big Clear Out :o)   Decline of A Myth    

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Can’t Work. Won’t Work.

So there! Anyone else feeling exhausted/deflated/wrung out? I thought I was just being a drama queen but everyone around me is the same. Drained! Trouble is – when I get like this, the Virgo in me rises and I go into full OCD Mode. Stay away or else you’ll get cleaned. Tidied. Organised. I took […]

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New Moon in Pisces

If y’all know even the basics about astrology – you’d KNOW that the sign of Pisces is the OLDEST. I’m not an astrologer but even little old me knows that. The zodiac works BACKWARDS. Aries – Newest/Youngest SIGN ??? We go from—– Pisces. Aquarius. Capricorn. Sagittarius. We are moving outta the Age of Pisces into […]

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18th March 2019

Written by Greta Brookes : THE HIDDEN HISTORY OF THE CATHARS   There is a voice somewhere with a same old, same old pattern. IT keeps bringing up the Cathars in live chats. But when CHALLENGED has NO idea what IT is talking about. And – because I’m Forced to – I will say it […]

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24th July 2018 – The Journey Begins

Well. I’ve got my name back. And as there is a New Moon tomorrow, it’s looking like I’m being FORCED by (God only knows what entities) to start from scratch.   24th July 2018 – The Journey Begins   As it’s all been done already. I just have to re-post about 3,000 posts.     […]

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Self-Referencing is SO Egotistical.

Unzip. But fun :o)   10th June 2019 : 1241 – THE TARTARS ARE COMING…     And something about a Serbian Janissary. And quite a lot about Vlad the Impaler and Transylvania and…….!

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The Russian Concubine

Puhlease – will someone, somewhere explain to me why Women in MS History are usually only ever categorised as a Whore or a Virgin? Below is chapter 1 of Empress of the East. Roxelana was (?!) a Slave and a Concubine. A Witch. A Seductress. And an Unwanted Foreign Interloper. REALLY? What about a good […]

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Holodomor

Wiki : Holodomor My Brillopads weekend guest from Wales has just left chez moi. He’s a walking, talking encyclopedia of 20th century “War” history and has spent two days telling me about his trip, late last year to Chernobyl, and the Holodomor and the museum he visited and the women (all Middle-aged/Old) who were DESPERATE […]

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