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We are so far removed from the Middle Ages that there are very, very few sensory things left that we can still experience in the knowledge that people in the twelfth century would have had the same experience. We can … Continue reading

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It’s finally Friday, and we’re looking forward to a nice weekend (hopefully with okay weather too) for spending time with visiting friends and family. Bonus effect: The study is now much more orderly again. Added bonus effect: We will have … Continue reading

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Cats are known for many things, and among these things is the fact that sometimes they pee on things. Now there’s a whole lot of reasons for why a cat might pee on something – it smelled like pee before, … Continue reading

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I’m back from our little vacation and working my way through the list of e-mails that arrived during the last few days. While I’m busy getting both my real and my virtual household back into working order, you can amuse … Continue reading

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I read about the very special helmet in Parzival, and now I’m wondering about it. Gahmuret comes by a helmet of “adamas” (“dô schouwet er den adamas: daz was ein helm”). I have the middle high german – modern German … Continue reading

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