Monthly Archives: April 2014

Death By Easter Egg

For a number of years one of my favorite blogs has been Misc. Tidings of Yore, a time machine of sorts which delves into newspaper archives to bring its readers a glimpse of the often bizarre, unusual and morbid stories … Continue reading

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Hot Cross Buns at St. Bartholomew the Great Church

Last week I was fortunate enough to attend the second annual Death Salon in London at the truly incredible Barts Pathology Museum. As part of the closing day event, we attended a walking tour led by Guided Walks in London … Continue reading

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Hey Kids! Let’s Play Necromancer! – An Easter Activity

Let me begin by explaining how this whole thing went down. A couple years ago I saw this photograph: They look delicious. Don’t deny it. I was determined to locate a recipe for these so I could fast forward to … Continue reading

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Cold Food Festival and Qingming Festival (Tomb Sweeping Day)

How did an act of cannibalism transform into a national day for honoring  the dead? As the legend goes, during China’s Spring and Autumn Period following a civil war, Prince Chong Er was forced into exile for 19-years. With him … Continue reading

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