May Miscellany

May Miscellany

May Miscellany   Upcoming Events Reading the Room – What Historic Graffiti Tells Us Witchcraft and Counterwitchcraft 1500-1900 in Europe Items of Interest Witchmarks found in 300 year old Sunderland church From Twitter Ancient Graffito of the Day: A scatalogical graffito from the latrine of the House of the Gem, Herculaneum (Ins. Orientalis 1.1). #AGOTD…

December Miscellany

December Miscellany

December Miscellany Upcoming Events Medieval and Historic Graffiti in Gloucestershire Churches – 21 Jan 2022 Items of Interest The Graffiti That Changed a City Medieval graffiti at Flamstead Church  Caerphilly’s ‘witch marks’ Ship graffiti in church in Porto Torres, Italy  From Twitter We were back @MalmesburyAbbey this week after a break. Re-taken the Cons' Cross…

May Miscellany

May Miscellany

May Miscellany Some faces from the past this month… Events and Dates for the Diary There is still time to submit abstracts for the Making Your Mark Symposium. The deadline is 14th June 2019 for  the call for papers and poster submissions. The book launch for ‘Magical House Protection‘ by Brian Hoggard of Apotropaios is…

March Miscellany

March Miscellany

March Miscellany Welcome to this month’s roundup of items of interest from the internet and twitter feeds. Pictures We have a little game of compare and contrast here – with two pipe smokers! One is from Gloucester Cathedral and the other is from St Mary’s church in Elsenham, Essex. Remember people, smoking is bad, no…

Skull and Crossbones Hole, Thrupp, Nr Stroud, Gloucestershire

Skull and Crossbones Hole, Thrupp, Nr Stroud, Gloucestershire

Skull and Crossbones Hole, Thrupp, Nr Stroud, Gloucestershire Skull and Crossbones Hole in Mackhouse Wood Quarry, Thrupp, near Stroud was located earlier this year by members of the Gloucestershire Speleological Society. An alternative name is Mackhouse Wood no 2. ” template=”/var/sites/r/rakinglight.co.uk/public_html/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] The mine contains a large slab of stone with a…