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

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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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  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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