- Author of several award winning metaphysical books in 4 languages, a safety book for field workers, and numerous articles, now moving into writing fiction.
Monthly Archives: November 2010
Yule is approaching, so I thought that I’d share some stuff about gingerbread for you fantasy writers that include culinary stuff in your works. Ginger originally came from Indonesia and Malaysia. It appeared in Greek recipes dating back to 2000 … Continue reading
American Poet Ezra Pound, in her Lustra collection (1913), parodied Summer is a Coming In as follows: Winter is icumen in, Lhude sing Goddamm, Raineth drop and staineth slop, And how the wind doth ramm! Sing: Goddamm. Skiddeth bus and … Continue reading
I’ve just added some Japanese sword terminology for the katana and tachi on the weapons page. Regards, Charles
Since a number of people commented on the ancient soup recipes idea, here’s another for you: Onion soup. Onion soup was enjoyed by the ancient Romans and Greeks. Onions were common in the Old World and were used in … Continue reading
I’ve just added a couple of pages to my blog on ancient armour and weapons for fantasy writers. Regards, Charles