Tag Archives: London

A Room of His Own: A Literary-Cultural Study of Victorian Clubland by Barbara J. Black (Goodreads Review)

A Room of His Own: A Literary-Cultural Study of Victorian Clubland by Barbara J. Black My rating: 4 of 5 stars There is a lot about the Victorian age that I am either missing or that has been warped in … Continue reading

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Travels in Time: An Update from the UK

As I write this the English countryside is passing quickly by. I am on a train, which is a rare experience for a non-urban Canadian. Taking the train through England is like moving briskly in and out of time. Clay-roofed … Continue reading

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The Narnian Pilgrim in the UK

Dear Fellow Pilgrims, I chose the image of pilgrimage when I began this blog 5 years ago last week (here was my first blog, on Letter Writing in a Digital Age). I come from a Christian tradition that has tended … Continue reading

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Thoughts and Prayers: The Ottawa Terror Attacks

A delightful little post on marriage that comes out of my reading of John Crowley’s Little, Big was scheduled to post this afternoon. With the Ottawa terror attacks in play, I decided it was time for a more sober reflection, … Continue reading

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Leuven to Chester in 12 Hours (Live Tweeting Adventure)

08:59 Very thankful for church bells in Leuven; set my Mon-Fri alarm on Sunday #fail 09:00 Evidently I am incapable of sleeping in Europe. Ugh. 09:01 Breakfast: three leftover sips from a Coke Zero named Michaël 09:15 Finished last Belgian … Continue reading

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