Daily Archives: June 11, 2019

B.Y.O.B.

Recently, I became somewhat annoyed when I was visiting my local grocery store and found that the plastic bags had been removed and that there was now a charge of 5 cents for a paper bag that I could not … Continue reading

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Someday Never Comes

Forty-seven years ago Credence Clearwater Revival released their last studio album before breaking up, called “Mardi Gras,” an album lovingly dissected by Todd In The Shadows for his Trainwreckords series.  While I am no fan of most of the album, … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Great And Terrible King

A Great And Terrible King:  Edward I And The Forging Of Britain, by Marc Morris This is a very good book, but it is also one whose importance and whose focuses have to be understood in a larger context.  Edward … Continue reading

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Book Review: The King’s Grave

The King’s Grave:  The Discovery Of Richard III’s Lost Burial Place And The Clues It Holds, by Philippa Langley & Michael Jones It is remarkable the extent to which the discovery of the body of Richard III has led to … Continue reading

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Book Review: Digging For Richard III

Digging For Richard III:  The Search For The Lost King, by Mike Pitts For someone who is not the biggest fan of Richard III, I have read a lot about him [1].  I’m not sure why this is the case.  … Continue reading

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