by Mansel Jones To the medieval mind kings were appointed by God. Therefore, to oppose a king was to challenge God. And yet, repeatedly throughout Richard II’s reign challenges were made and opposition remained strong. What provoked such opposition – the man, or his times? What led Richard to believe that he was a God? … Continue reading Richard II A Lesson From History
Utah native Melanie P. Smith is a woman as varied and driven at the characters in her novels. After completing a Postgraduate certification in Conflict Resolution and Negotiation from the University of Utah she went towork for the Salt Lake County Sheriff’s Department. After serving most of her career in the Special Operations Division she … Continue reading Melanie P Smith Interviewed by Rachael Wright
Aran Jones interviewed by Millie Slavidou Together with Iestyn ap Dafydd, Aran Jones is the founder of the language learning website SaySomethingIn.com. This initially started out as Say Something in Welsh, but has gradually expanded to include Spanish, Dutch, Cornish, Manx and Latin. Aran Jones had a varied childhood, in that he lived in anumber … Continue reading How to Learn a New Language
by Ronesa Aveela Veelas, Wilis, Yuda, Samovili, Vili. These are a few names of nymphs of Slavic folklore, each group a little different from the Bulgarian Samodivi. Are they real or merely myths that have survived throughout the centuries? Who are these creatures? Where did they come from? And why do people fear them so … Continue reading Samodivi — Witches of Darkness or Thracian Goddesses?
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Humour From Mom’s Favorite Reads I went shopping to our local supermarket on the weekend, as you do. But when I arrived there I found everyone in the car park. So I wandered over to the window and pressed my nose against the glass. Imagine my surprise when I saw two crocodiles strolling down the … Continue reading You Must Be Joking
Megalopolis Manila - Getting Around by Grant Leishman Metro Manila, the Capital of The Philippines is a sprawling metropolis that covers an area of approximately 250 square miles. Into that area are crammed a contentious number of people. The 2015 census would tell us that 12.8 million people live in the Metro, but to listen … Continue reading Megalopolis Manila – Getting Around