Semi-fictional dates

Today is 21st October, CE, or for the more old-fashioned, Anno Domini. Our years are counted from someone long ago’s approximation of the date Jesus Christ was born. (Tom Holland’s interesting novel “Olympiad” traces modern dating back via the birth of Jesus and the founding of Rome...



Welcome to all visitors.  My name is Penelope Wallace, and this is my first ever post. So, at the risk of being dull instead of delightful, here are the basics. My qualifications for writing this blog I have no qualifications for writing the blog. My reasons for writing the...