Here is the link to the introduction for these 26 posts:
Opens in a new page.
Byzantium, originally called Byzantion, was a city belonging to Ancient Greece but was never actually in Greece. It is the modern-day Istanbul, a city in Turkey. The history of Byzantium can be traced back as far as 657 BC but a lot of it is legend. Byzantium was founded by a king or leader from Megara named Byzas Continue reading
Welcome to my 26 Posts!
I will be doing a series of posts, amounting to 26. They will be on a subject related to history and and I will briefly touch on them because otherwise I will get carried away. This is the first post of the 26 post series and is the letter A for archaeology. Here is the link to the introduction for these 26 posts, where I have included a list of all of the things I will be talking about, in alphabetical order.
Every one of my next 26 posts will be based on a topic in history and the order in which these posts come out will be in alphabetical order. Here is the list of what to look for:
(I will be adding links into the list as the posts come out. They each open on a new page. All will be links no late than the 5th of March.)
3. Charles I
4. Domesday Book
5. English Monarchy
6. French Revolution
7. Gregorian Calendar
8. Hadrian’s Wall
I’m having a lot of difficulty in trying to find something to write about. I know that sounds insane as there are so many things out there in the world and, in my bedroom alone, tons of books, Well, not, literally tons of books. The weight equivalent of about 50.
In this week’s Weekly Writing Challenge: 1,000 Words, I chose ’emptiness’.
I have decided upon a poem, bearing in mind that I was never very good at them.
This old place, I’d like to say;
Was a place to get away
A place to settle all my fears;
A place I went to for many years
This old hall with all its arches; Continue reading
This is just going to be a short post, which I’m sure none of will mind.
Lately, I’ve been wanting to cuddle up with a blanket and a pillow and watch an old film.
My Grandma sent me a film for Christmas called “Camelot”
I haven’t finished it yet, though. I haven’t even finished “Excalibur” and she sent that to me in late 2011.
It’s amazing because I love King Arthur stories. Always have. She also sent me “A Tale of Two Cities”, the film. Couldn’t get through it. It’s not that I’ve lost interest in these topics, I’ve just been having trouble sitting through them.
Exhausted as I am today, I can’t really think of a topic to write about and when I do, my mind isn’t all that much up for the challenge of writing more stuff about it. So I clicked “Inspire Me”. This is what I got:
What was the one experience that completely changed your life? What happened? How did it change your life?
Well, everything we do changes everything, much like a butterfly effect, but completely changed my life? I suppose one such Continue reading
I am not big on socialising. Living with 10 people means that I have to socialise, however, at least in some way, every day. And living with 10 people means that I have developed pretty good social skills. But, that doesn’t mean I like to talk to people. Or, rather, that I would prefer not to most of the time. Sometimes I enjoy it and I’ve even been known to crave someone to talk to. But, in Continue reading