The associative mind, apparently, can work its way through memories and general knowledge – linking them, crossing continents and centuries, to finally land where the music starts.
There are moments in the life of a historical researcher and writer that cause a feeling of bliss; often related to either a lucky find or a great new subject … Continue reading
Hoorah! We finally have scientific support for pushing our personal flaws and problems back to our ancestors. It is not my fault, my grandfather was already born this way.
It often puzzles me how family papers can go astray. Of course, there are many explanations possible: It could have ended up in a book, never retrieved, and the book … Continue reading
Where I don’t care much for the news I have read about opening the grave of a Florentine noblewoman to prove she could (or could not be) the woman commonly … Continue reading