Castle turrets have always been a thing of interest to me - they are the things that can make a castle stand out, provide it with extra fortification and let you have incredible views once you manage to walk up the many steps to the top of one. A random obsession really, but an obsession… Continue reading Castle Facts: Why Do Castles Have Turrets?
It's February 14th and that can only mean one thing - it's Valentine's Day and love is in the air! Around the world sweets, flowers and gifts will be exchanged between loved ones, all in the name of St.Valentine. But who is this mysterious saint and where did these traditions come from? As it turns… Continue reading The History of Valentine’s Day
Morning all! So last week I wrote a post about the importance of animals through the years, and it got me thinking of what other posts I could write that were pet related. So here we are - how to take care of your pets: medieval style. Now admittedly, it was highly discouraged by the… Continue reading Pet Care 101: Medieval Style
Throughout history, animals have played a key role in human life. People have depended on animals for food, clothing, transportation and nowadays, as companions. In the last several hundred years, there has been a massive increase in the number of animals kept solely for companionship and pleasure. In many cultures around the world though, animals… Continue reading The Importance of Animals Through the Years
Happy new year everyone! Finally, it's 2021, and here's to a better one! I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas, I know I didn't post last week but I thought it more important to spend it with my family. Might have only been the four of us, which is unusual, but my family has… Continue reading How to Celebrate the New Year: Medieval Style!