Beating ploughshares into art…

In my April post, I wrote: “I don’t often blog about matters unrelated to writing and historical fiction, but occasionally I just feel the need to write about something different, and that “different” is always to do with the natural world…” Well, that’s not strictly true…  My last two blog posts haven’t been about writing or historical …

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Σηκωματα, mensa ponderaria, mesures à grains…

This piece was first posted on The History Girls blog in August 2018. For today’s post, I thought I would again write about something different from my usual histories of the Meon Valley. We spend some time every year – and have done for the past thirty or so years – in south-east France, in the …

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