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Looking for gender equality in the Middle Ages? Try Scandinavia:
How about a lusty, free-speaking woman? Try Wales:
Do you often wake up in the middle of the night, then soon fall asleep again? You're medieval!:
Vegitarians aren't entirely new:
My first published fiction: on the feral self-driving scooters of nyc https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/04/opinion/future-scooters-central-park.html
More memoires ...
Presented without comment - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f-pT-w7qFl4
Not medieval, as such ... just unexpected small delights.
Presented without comment ;-)
Perfect song for a Friday: Thomas Benjamin Wild Esq's I'm No More Fucks to Give 😂
I’ve no more fucks to give,
My fucks have all dissolved,
I’ve planned many projects
But my fucks won’t be involved!
In the medieval period, brawn referred to meat in general, often pork. Modern brawn is typically made by simmering a pig's head and trotters, and keeping it in the gelatin produced. It is called head cheese in North America. The hardest part of making it can be sourcing the head in the first place.
Differences in the chemical composition of urine caused by changes in diet mean that many medieval recipes for paint etc don’t work right unless you get the urine from someone whose diet resembles a medieval one. (Tested in illuminated manuscript labs, thank you book historians!) https://twitter.com/ada_palmer/status/1173358377168191489
Want to be a berserker? It's not the bearskin that does the job:
(some of those should've stayed lost)
Health, Medieval style (which looks rather modern, mostly):
Last but far from least --- It's 14th century London, and everyone's white, right? Right??
Note especially the mixed-ancestry folks.
John Bercow is my new hero ...
Actor/writer/musician/UNIX guru/cook/medievalist and more. http://www.aspiringluddite.com
Medievalists and Medieval-adjacent. Sort-of.