Daily Archives: August 22, 2019

Feels Like Heaven

“Feels Like Heaven” was a single from Peter Cetera’s vastly underrated World Falling Down album [1] that was a rare positive song in that generally downcast album, featuring a beautiful duet between Cetera and former Rufus singer Chaka Khan [2].  … Continue reading

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Book Review: Empires And Barbarians

Empires And Barbarians:  The Fall Of Rome And The Birth Of Europe, by Peter Heather The period between Late Antiquity and the High Middle Ages has always been one where there has been a wide degree of controversy because of … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Broken Road

The Broken Road:  From The Iron Gates To Mount Athos, by Patrick Leigh Fermor This book is a very strange one, although it must be admitted that there are a great many books that I have read about the attempts … Continue reading

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Book Review: Byzantium

Byzantium:  The Surprising Life Of A Medieval Empire, by Judith Herrin Undoubtedly, there are some areas where this book definitely shows a skew towards aspects of social history and contemporary morality that I would prefer was not the case, but … Continue reading

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