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Category: History

Playing Herstory: Spitfire Sisters

I performed in a rehearsed reading for a new play about female ATA pilots in WWII. It is an intriguing piece of history that definitely deserves more attention… so get ready for some herstory!

Unicorn Horn

Unicorn Horn: An investigation into the reality of beautiful and wonderful unicorns with supplementary and necessary illumination into their mating habits and no thanks to my big brother.

Margi-snail-ia

Medieval snail marginalia: what does it all mean?!?! (I don’t really know.)

Momento Mori & Fake News

This is an important Fake News Update! Join me in debunking the myth surrounding Victorian Postmortem Photography.

Lurid Lisbon

Don’t turn out the lights: Halloween came early on our trip to Lisbon!

52 Weekes Blogiversary

It’s the One Year Blogiversary of Daze + Weekes! I’m a success! I’m a star! (I’m a liar!)

Bella Isabella: My Khaleesi

Taking a closer look at King John’s wife Isabella, The Unburnt, Queen of the Andals, the Rhoynar the First Men, Queen of Meereen, Khaleesi of the Great Grass Sea, Breaker of Chains, Mother of Dragons. (But not really.)

Joan, Minx of Wales

Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Joan, Lady of Wales! Sex and Scandal! Historical click bait!

Vinegar Valentine

In which I try to convince you how great Valentine’s Day is by showing you how much worse it could be? Makes sense? No? Stop ruining this day for me! Let me love love!

Nicolaaaa de la Haye, Y’all!

Say hey to Nicolaa de la Haye! Both tough as nails and submissive henchwoman to King John, she challenged cultural norms and cut an interesting figure.

Mouthy Matilda

Red Wedding? It was more like an Abstemious Banquet for the likes of Matilda de Braose when she chose to cross the merciless King John.