A Haphazard Splurge Concerning Last Night’s Ghastliness ie the General Election

It's been very hard deciding what to write about today. I allowed myself a quick bit of nonsense (pretty sure the spaghetti bit is true though) yesterday, so I feel like I'm going against the spirit of this December blogathon challenge if I type a few quick sentences to express my despair, gloom, and general…

Robert the Bruce and the Murder of John Comyn

Yesterday I listened to the Braveheart episode of the Best Pick podcast, and delighted in hearing their thoughts on a film which, if nothing else, has provided many people with a fine historical education of the period as they read about all the things it got wrong (personal favourite, the lack of a bridge at…