Bliþe Cristmæsse! I hope you have all enjoyed the holiday period. With another year coming to an end, I’ve been reflecting on the past year in blogging. I started this blog last year with the intention of (mostly) sticking to my major research topics of Anglo-Saxon prayer, liturgy and medicine. For the first, I started … More MMXVI: a year of blogging
Hwæt! For the Wynn now has its own Facebook page!
Ever since WordPress very kindly featured my post Like, pray, share: Anglo-Saxon prayer memes on their ‘Discover’ page, I have gained a lot of new followers. This post is for those of you who would like a quick introduction to the kinds of things that I write about. My main subject of study is private … More Welcome! A retrospective on eight months of blogging
It’s been some months now since I started writing this blog, and my only regret is that I didn’t start sooner. Maybe this is a good time for a moment’s reflection on what I’m doing, and why I’m doing it. The research that my writing here is based on, particularly that on medicine and medical … More Why blog?
I’ve written a guest post for Outside the Walls, the blog of the Centre for Medieval Studies at the University of York. Source: CMS Research Associates: Dr Kate Thomas
This is a place where I blog about interesting things that I have come across in my study of Anglo-Saxon literature. The title comes from the name of the Anglo-Saxon runic letter wynn, which represents the w sound: I’d love to claim credit for the pun, but unfortunately a friend of mine, who is much … More For the Wynn