7 More Video Games that Book Lovers Will Enjoy


Lately I have been writing lots about books and reading. This week I decided to mix things up and write about the other great love of my life, gaming. Then I found this article by Blake J. Harris on “10 Video Read more ›

Lecture: Early medical printing and the Fasciculus medicinae of Johannes de Ketham


On Monday the 19th May 2014 I attended a lecture in the Royal College of Physicians in London. It was in honour of their library’s recent acquisition of  a 1500 edition of the Fasciculus medicinae. Along with discussing the  Fasciculus medicinae itself, Peter Murray Jones, Read more ›


Glorious Winter Food


The first snows of winter have arrived to our little corner of the world heralding the true arrival of winter. Now is the time to crack out the recipe books and blogs  to find food that will warm our bones Read more ›

Signs, Symbols and Secrets: an Illustrated Guide to Alchemy in the Science Museum, London.


The Science Museum in London is one of my favourite places to visit. It full of artefacts and information about people and processes that have made a huge difference to our world. On my last excursion I was planning to skip Read more ›

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