The ‘Ideal’ Sorceress: Gender Ideology and the Stereotypical Witch.

Why is it that on hearing the word ‘witch’, I immediately think of scary old ladies? If you are anything like me and have seen one too many Disney films, it’s not hard to see where the stereotype is reinforced in our modern society. J K Rowling has done a good job at making witches … More The ‘Ideal’ Sorceress: Gender Ideology and the Stereotypical Witch.

Guests and Fish – The Famed Hospitality of the Anglo-Saxons

The fires are blazing, the table is laden, and the lord, the ring giver, is surrounded by his comitatus and household. He welcomes all those into his hall who wish to enter. They feast and share news, drinking and warming themselves from the ruddy heat of the flames. But is that really how it would … More Guests and Fish – The Famed Hospitality of the Anglo-Saxons