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Lesser-Known Mean Girls: Susanna, Queen of Shops

Posted December 26th, 2015 at 06:54 PM by Domhnall Balloch
Updated December 27th, 2015 at 12:12 PM by Domhnall Balloch

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The streets of late 12th century Canterbury were an eclectic place. Runners pushed through packs of pilgrims, bringing messages between burghers in the squares. Traders called out to Jews and ladies of leisure, as black-clad clergy scurried to escape the summer sun. Smells of drying fish and fresh apples clung to the nostrils of horsemen...
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Culture of the Highlands: Food & Drink

Posted May 19th, 2014 at 01:33 PM by Domhnall Balloch
Updated May 19th, 2014 at 01:41 PM by Domhnall Balloch



Now that that's got your attention - welcome! This is the first of a number of blog articles about the culture of the Gàidhealtachd - the Highlands and Hebrides of Scotland - in the latter half of the medieval era, from the 11th to 16th centuries. This one's food and drink. Can't do history on an empty stomach.

Compared to the rest of medieval Europe, there...
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