Medieval Monasteries and the Dead

Ever seen a ruined monastery and thought "that looks creepy"? It's not an uncommon thought, ruined buildings are often to thought to be the site of ghostly occurences. So in the spirit of the season I thought I'd delve into what monasteries really did for the dead. P.S I'm currently sat dressed in a skeleton …

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Sir Thomas Browne – A Man of Controversy?

Originally produced for UHI in fulfilment of  History of the Highlands and Islands PGDip. Sir Thomas Browne 1605 – 1682 is known for his works on science, religion, and medicine. Browne studied medicine at Padua, Montpellier and eventually graduated in Leiden receiving a medical degree in 1633, thereafter settling in Norwich, Norfolk in 1637 where …

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Happy Now?

It's been nine weeks since a full post. I've taken to what I guess is "micro-blogging" via instagram, I haven't wanted to spout a load of words out. I've just wanted to share pictures and bits of what I've been going through. The last nine weeks have gone by in a whirlwind. I followed up …

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Settled.

I feel like I spent most of January answering the same question. That is, am I settled? I understand it. I moved away from my family (again), started two new jobs, and finally got my own place. All within the space of about six weeks. So am I settled? I'm not even sure what that …

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