Cultural Trends & Surviving Volcanic Winters
Stinging cheese & other subversions
Ritual uses & toys
Moth prevention & beds worth dying in
Bat news & ancient friendship rings
Micro-reviews from my recently-read pile: anthropology in the Eastern Eurasian plains, neolithic navigation tricks, & ways to source yarn.
Micro-reviews from my recently-read pile: ancient marriage politics, Mediterranean dyes, Hittite architecture & whales throughout the ages.
Micro-reviews of media I consumed recently, articles about powerful women in history, and reflections on travelogues and war.
Micro-reviews of media I consumed recently, articles about non-western foods, textbooks about the Bronze Age, & the Citibank v. Revlon case.
A wide-ranging reflection on what I learned in January, mostly about the history of fashion, ancient infrastructure, economy and war.