Heads up for those who love illuminated manuscript! The University of Aberdeen has just digitized this beautiful bestiary. Check it out! http://www.abdn.ac.uk/bestiary/
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Tuesday, October 4, 2016
I can't believe I forgot to mention that there are "#twitterstorians" who regularly post images of their cats under the hashtag #academicswithcats. Yours truly is often there posting pictures of his own cats. Did I mention we now have a second cat since last year? Little Diderot!
— Joseph Gagné (@josgagne) September 26, 2016
— Joseph Gagné (@josgagne) September 10, 2016
Friday, September 9, 2016
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Sunday, June 5, 2016
I haven't read this book yet, but it is certainly on my reading list! Have any of you read it?
— Joseph Gagné (@josgagne) August 22, 2016
Monday, May 30, 2016
Friday, March 18, 2016
I've just discovered the wonderful YouTube channel Yestervid. The video bellow is a great example of the kind of stuff they have, and convenient for this blog's subject matter. Enjoy! (And don't forget to visit their channel!)
P.S. I think I recall one video being older, showing a girl playing with a kitten. To be verified...
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
|Little Lizie Lynch, by Julian Alden Weir, c1910|
How did the Victorians treat their furry friends when kitty kicked the bucket? Find out in this fascinating blog post from Mimi Matthews: https://mimimatthews.com/2016/01/21/cat-funerals-in-the-victorian-era/