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Poetry Appreciation: Tam o’ Shanter by Robert Burns

Tam o’ Shanter is a wonderful, epic poem in which Burns paints a vivid picture of the drinking classes in the old Scotch town of Ayr in the late 18th century. It is populated by several unforgettable characters including of course Tam himself, his bosom pal, Souter (Cobbler) Johnnie and his own long suffering wife… Continue reading Poetry Appreciation: Tam o’ Shanter by Robert Burns

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Author Resource: Food and Drink in Medieval England

Information reblogged from History Learning Site.co.uk ~ Citation: C N Trueman “Food And Drink In Medieval England” The History Learning Site, 5 Mar 2015. 20 Oct 2016. Most people in Medieval England had to make their own food. Food shops were found in towns but most people were peasants who lived in villages where these… Continue reading Author Resource: Food and Drink in Medieval England

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Article Reblog: On Men Getting Raped

via On Men Getting Raped. And Abused. And More. (Trigger Warning) | Ferrett Steinmetz This is such a sensitive and delicate subject, but it doesn’t need to be. If people were more willing to discuss male rape and male domestic abuse then there would be more widespread understanding, less stigma attached to the victims and… Continue reading Article Reblog: On Men Getting Raped

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Author Resource: Writing with Color: Description Guide – POC & Food Comparisons

via Writing with Color — Skin. Writing with Color has received several… ~ Skin. Writing with Color has received several asks on this topic. Everything from “how do I describe my character’s skin tone without being offensive?” and “what’s the problem with comparing my character to chocolate and coffee?” I’m hoping to address all these… Continue reading Author Resource: Writing with Color: Description Guide – POC & Food Comparisons