Author Archives: Headmistress

Kitchen Items I Brought With Me to the Philippines

I have a butter slicer similar to this one, only mine belonged to my grandmother and I have had it for probably 20 years. I use it a few times a week.  I like it so much, I included it in the small number of items I brought from home to the Philippines.  I hardly […]

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Well, This is Fun

Choreographed DNA, along with the primary paintbox of the 70s I think.  At least, several scenes and the colour schemes remind me of seventies album covers I had that I wish I’d sold instead of tossing out.   It is fun.  I found myself grinning at them, cute puppies that they are.   English lyrics […]

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Implicit Bias not as Well Documented as Imagined

The IAT, which allegedly measures your implicit biases is a weak reed to lean on: “While liberals love the idea that we all suffer from some sort of implicit bias (or at least white people d0) and they base their theory on the Implicit Association Test. However, there is little evidence that there is any […]

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Charlotte Mason Before School Age

Notes from Volume One (Home Education) of CM’s six volume series I compiled these notes for my own personal use. They are incomplete in two ways. They are incomplete in that nobody can really do justice to Miss Mason’s work as well as Miss Mason herself. They are incomplete because I never finished transcribing all […]

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Anachronistic fiction

https://pjmedia.com/lifestyle/2017/06/05/wolf-hall-author-resist-urge-to-make-historical-women-live-up-to-modern-ideals/   When you insert modern pov and accomplishments anachronistically- well, sometimes it’s fun.  But sometimes, you also end up denigrating the real lives of real people.  you make it seem easier than it was.  You lie.

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