The Rambling Writer Explores More Greek Islands, Part 12: Rhodes Old Town

Join Thor and me as we revisit the Medieval walled city and the harbor of Rhodos Old Town, still bustling after 2500 years of rich history. NOTE: Since our recent trip to Greece to research more settings for my novel-in-progress, THE … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Explores More Greek Islands, Part 10: Ancient Lindos on Rhodes

The lovely Classical remnants of the Lindos acropolis hover like a dream on the rocky cliffs high above the deep blue Aegean Sea. Come climb these layers of history with Thor and me. NOTE: Since our trip last fall to … Continue reading

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Feeding Your Invalid in the 19th Century 8: Please, Sir, May I Have More?

Victorians adored gruel so much the variations were endless – rice, flour, arrowroot, groats (a mixture of grains), cornmeal, toast, sago. You will notice that there’s no fiber left in the final product. Constipation was a Victorian obsession, constantly addressed … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Explores More Greek Islands: Healing Wishes for the New Year

Happy New Year from the island of Rhodes and the god of healing, Aesculapios! NOTE: Since our trip last fall to Greece to research more settings for my novel-in-progress, THE ARIADNE DISCONNECT, Thor and I knew we had to return … Continue reading

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