Monthly Archives: June 2014

“My Well-Beloved Valentine”: Marriage, Medieval and Modern

Two of my oldest friends got married this weekend, at a beautiful woodland campsite complete with superhero-themed decorations, crazy dancing, and a campfire with s’mores. And it was particularly fun because they’d thrown out – or subverted – all the … Continue reading

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Women and Folk Art in the Eyes of Male Artists: Yet more Cultural Femicide

This post isn’t my idea, but came about when I read a comment by the brilliant Bee Jones earlier today. She wrote: “I have just watched The Culture Show on catch-up. All about a Tate exhibition of Folk Art. The … Continue reading

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Male Fantasies, Historical Fiction, and Game of Thrones Geekery

  This is an unashamedly geeky post, which I writing because it’s hot, and I’ve been doing a lot of proofreading, and because I enjoyed writing about Game of Thrones, misogyny and medieval romance last time. I’ve had a question … Continue reading

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