I debated posting this for a while. I hate standing on a soap box, and this is a blog about books, not politics. But there’s so much going on worldwide at the moment that I’ve started feeling like an ostrich, hiding my head in the sand. What gave me the final push was TJ’s post, Sorrow in the US.
You can rest assured that I’m not changing the direction of this blog and that normal posts will continue right after this one, with a fascinating look at parchments and their use in Medieval times.
On an unrelated note, for the second part of July and through August I will be posting every 3 days instead of my customary 2. Most of you are on holidays, and I hate the thought of clogging up your mailboxes!
Arcadia? Not really
Despite modern visions of
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