Medieval Literature · PhD · Uncategorized · York

Why I decided to quit my job and move 200 miles to do a PhD

Next month will see me out of paid employment, packing a suitcase, picking up my life and leaving my home in the balmy south-east to start a new life in the great unknown…the north of England! What could induce a young professional in her mid-twenties do such a thing? What indeed… Last week I had… Continue reading Why I decided to quit my job and move 200 miles to do a PhD

Medieval Literature · Medieval saints · The Book

The St Cuthbert Gospel – medieval Kindle?

I’ve just returned, full of medieval zest, from the Annual York-UEA-KCL Medieval Conference in Norwich. Many diverse papers on such weird and wonderful topics as medieval cross-dressers, Anglo-Saxon crowns (or lack of evidence for them…), cyborg saints and religious athletics served to delight and amaze. After all this medieval whimsy I’ve been inspired to write… Continue reading The St Cuthbert Gospel – medieval Kindle?