Tagged: Easter

A circular history of a singular egg: an Easter tale 3

A circular history of a singular egg: an Easter tale

“Having decided to write on Easter, I took out a volume of _The Encyclopædia Britannica_ in order to make up the subject of eggs, and the first entry under “Egg” that met my eye was: “EGG, AUGUSTUS LEOPOLD (1816-1863), English...

Bitten by a cittern 1

Bitten by a cittern

I was supposed to be working on a blog today about the secret history of Easter eggs. However a “kind” friend has lent me a cittern to play with over the long weekend. A cittern is a...