Category Archives: Margins

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. Attack of the rebel mouse-people, or how the cat learned to start worrying and fear the mice


    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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  4. Of the tribe of Tiger

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    November 19, 2012 by Gail Armstrong

    In this run-up to Christmas-time, I have already posted twice on the subject of the Annunciation to the Virgin, setting …
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  5. Fowl Play

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    September 28, 2012 by Gail Armstrong

    I have a real fondness for chickens.  I’ve often thought I’d like to keep a few in my backyard, if …
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  6. Here be Monkeys

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    September 10, 2012 by Gail Armstrong

    One of the joys of illuminated manuscripts is the whimsy that often livens up the margins.  You may have at …
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