Renaissance Christmas Traditions

I’ve been spending much of December immersed in the holiday traditions of Renaissance England.  That’s because I’ve been posting new bits of holiday goodness to the digital advent calendar I sent to all the mailing list subscribers at the beginning of the month.  (Still want in?  Sign up for the mailing list and I’ll send…

New Podcast Up

So I just posted a fresh podcast on the Iron industry in the Weald of Kent in the 16th century. It’s an area I’m interested in, as I explain in the podcast, because one of the things that I really find most fascinating about the 16th century is the movement from an agrarian medieval society…

Giveaways and MiniCasts

I know I’ve been lax in writing lately – there’s a lot going on though! If you haven’t signed up for this yet, do so right away!  Your chances of winning are really good: http://www.englandcast.com/giveaways/kings-college-choir-cd-dvd-giveaway/ It’s my giveaway of a CD and DVD from the Choir of King’s College, Cambridge. There’s a new #englandcast out…

Advent!

It’s here!  Advent!  The time when we light candles on advent wreaths and open calendars with chocolate!  Woot! If you’re looking for a fun way to celebrate the Holiday, might I invite you to sign up for my newsletter, and I’ll send you a fun digital Advent Calendar with fun goodies to open every day…