“Hereward” has the feel of a commissioned book — someone approached Mr. Head, saying — “Why don’t you write an up-to-date biography of Hereward the Wake?” Mr. Head might have replied — “There’s nothing . . . → Read More: Review: Hereward
Power and Profit: The Merchant in Medieval Europe by Peter Spufford My rating: 5 of 5 stars
This is not to race through…there’s something to be learned on every page. From what was traded into and out of Europe to how it was . . . → Read More: Review: Power and Profit: The Merchant in Medieval Europe
Unlike every other place I’ve lived, late October and, especially, November have the just best, nicest weather we see in central Florida. The humidity drops drastically and the temperature, less drastically. I turn off the air conditioning and open the windows…for the first time since, maybe, April. The air isn’t exactly <em>crisp</em> and . . . → Read More: Just when you least expected it…a new Seeking North installment!