Random Friday Fun Facts: Dr. David Skinner and the music of the 16th century

About a month ago I was in the UK for a girls’ weekend (by myself), and as I’ve been trying to do more with my Renaissance English History Podcast lately (like my Tudor Minutes on youtube), I decided to find an interesting person to interview for the show.  At the…

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Favorite Places in England: Bournemouth

Let me tell you about a weekend trip I had to Bournemouth a few years ago, which has made it become one of my Favorite Places in England.  I was ridiculously behind on work, and I wanted to get out of London and go somewhere quiet where I could catch…

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Favorite Places in England: Not Drowning in Scaroborough

When I lived in the UK when I was in my early 20’s post-college figuring-life-out phase (which I never really grew out of), I used to go to random tourist places based on British folk songs, or throwing darts at maps.  Or showing up at the train station and picking…

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