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by AnnieS
Sun Jan 27, 2008 7:47 pm
Forum: Book, Film, TV & Music Reviews
Topic: Research
Replies: 6
Views: 1743

When you graduate, register for a masters or PhD - the research world is very competitive. Keep an eye open for funded PhDs, a number of institutions offer them.
by AnnieS
Mon Apr 16, 2007 2:57 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Historic Traders AGM
Replies: 12
Views: 2730

Which raffle tickets?
by AnnieS
Thu Apr 05, 2007 5:59 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Norwegian Medieval Clothing
Replies: 9
Views: 3221

Thanks for posting this, it's fascinating - the picture of the child is particularly moving.

I agree with you about the kirtle the colour is fantastic.
by AnnieS
Wed Mar 21, 2007 2:26 pm
Forum: Book, Film, TV & Music Reviews
Topic: Mansfield Park
Replies: 29
Views: 3439

There were too many changes to the story - Billie Piper acted well but was far too healthy and glowing for Fanny Price. The story felt rushed and the pc reference to the slave trade fgs - Jane Austen didn't do that kind of political commetary. Not particularly bothered about seeing Northanger Abbey,...
by AnnieS
Sat Aug 19, 2006 12:18 am
Forum: Book, Film, TV & Music Reviews
Topic: Beowulf and Grendel movie
Replies: 11
Views: 2432

Have ordered a copy of this, but also like to listen to the Seamus Heaney recording of his own translation - what do others think of this? I read a while back that Tolkien had recorded a translation but haven't heard of it being for sale. Don't know whether this is because of the quality of the reco...
by AnnieS
Sat Aug 19, 2006 12:12 am
Forum: Book, Film, TV & Music Reviews
Topic: Labyrinth by Kate Mosse
Replies: 9
Views: 2917

I found Labrynth a cracking adventure story and the historical context stimulating. I'd just got back from the South of France when I read it (to watch a rugby match near Perpignan). Wished I had known more of the areas history, would have liked to visit Carcassonne. Definitely much better written t...
by AnnieS
Tue Aug 01, 2006 7:34 pm
Forum: Book, Film, TV & Music Reviews
Topic: The Medieval Cookbook - Maggie Black
Replies: 8
Views: 3343

I really enjoyed this book too Sally. Have tried a couple of the recipes and they have worked out well. We were thinking of having a medieval style banquet for Christmas this year so should come in useful. :D
by AnnieS
Thu Apr 13, 2006 9:00 pm
Forum: Food and Drink
Topic: Farmers Markets,Food Fayres etc in your area
Replies: 27
Views: 5186

In East Yorkshire there is a farmer's market in Driffield (Driffield showground) 1st Saturday in the month, South Cave is 2nd Saturday, there is one on the third Saturday but can't remember where and I think Mkt Weighton is last Saturday. Only been to the Driffield one and always but fantastic goats...
by AnnieS
Sat Apr 08, 2006 3:28 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Slavery
Replies: 33
Views: 4758

The William Wilberforce Museum in Hull, which is situated in Wilberforce's house on the River Hull also has a slavery exhibition. I always feel distressed when I come away after seeing what the slave trade meant.