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Gluttony - Then just the lustful to go and we're outta here!

Dante, Virgil, and the tagging-along fanboy that is Statius have reached the sixth terrace of mouth Purgatory, where the gluttonous hang out. There is a very tempting smell of fruit, coming from trees that are essentially built upside down, with the small branches at the bottom and big ones at the top, so inmates can’t climb up to the fruit. 477 more words

Reading

Out and About in Edmonton this Weekend

Namaste Bonjour,

Thursday, May 28

Free Night at the Art Gallery of Alberta, 6PM to 9PM, Free!

The last Thursday night of each month is Servus Community Access Nights.  120 more words

Edmonton

Medieval Germans IV/13

DBA can be a wonderous beast.

I thought I was just collecting IV/13c (Mediaeval German 1440-1493). It turns out I can easily morph this army into IV/13d as well (Mediaeval German 1494-1518). 72 more words

De Bellis Antiquitatis

Reminiscing Italy Part IV - Siena

About an hour away by bus from Florence is the medieval city of Siena. Although a day was not enough to explore the city, it was nice to get away from the crowd in Florence and explore something different.

Photography

Big wheel

Exposure Time: 1 / 3800

F Number: 1.4

ISO Speed Ratings: 200

Lens Model: XF35mmF1.4 R

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Names--or--A Little Known Fact About . . .

Temptation’s Warrior

Names can be trouble. When I had finished writing Temptiation’s Warrior and was getting ready to send it out for possible publication, I came across a review of a medieval set novel (like… 283 more words

Books

Pick a Pic - Medieval Towns and Markets in France

Today – impressions from the French countryside: Loches

I just love France, and, yes, the French. I’m familiar with many, off-the-beaten-track places. Ask me for advice… 12 more words

France