1. Feeling Crabby

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    June 20, 2013 by Gail Armstrong

    And now, as promised, a celebration of the mediaeval crab…or, more specifically, illuminated depictions of Cancer, the crab, second zodiacal …
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  2. What’s your sign?

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    June 2, 2013 by Gail Armstrong

    If you were born in June, it’s either Gemini or Cancer… Gemini is, of course, represented by twins. I am not a Gemini …
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  3. A bit of (Slightly Belated) Blarney

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    March 18, 2013 by Gail Armstrong

    Something a bit different today…in honour of St. Patrick’s Day, I went looking for images of St. Paddy in illuminated …
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  4. Pick-a-Pope

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    March 14, 2013 by Gail Armstrong

    You may have heard they picked a Pope today. So I thought this would be a good opportunity to review …
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  5. Snowy January

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    January 24, 2013 by Gail Armstrong

    As I write, it’s cold and blustery , snowflakes swirling in the pale winter sunlight. So my thoughts are wintry, …
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  6. A Child was Born

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    December 24, 2012 by Gail Armstrong

    Merry Christmas to all! And now a few images depicting the day that started it all… [http://www.bl.uk/catalogues/illuminatedmanuscripts/ILLUMIN.ASP?Size=mid&IllID=41754] If you read …
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  7. Attack of the rebel mouse-people, or how the cat learned to start worrying and fear the mice

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    December 6, 2012 by Gail Armstrong

    As we saw last time, cats in medieval manuscripts lived interesting lives, engaging in a much wider range of activity …
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