Marry, Date or Dump: King Arthur, Lancelot, & Sir Gawain

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Calling all fans of the King Arthur legend. This is the marry date or dump for you. Share in the comments who you would marry, who you would date, and who you would dump when it comes to the three characters I remembered first from my brief exposure to the legend through the musical Camelot and the novel The Mists of Avalon. I’m excited to see what medieval man you choose! Continue reading

Marry Date or Dump: White Bearded Wizards

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Okay, so maybe Gandalf, Dumbledore, and Merlin are all considered to be father figures and not romantic heroes. And perhaps old wrinkly men and long, long white beards aren’t your thing. But if the BBC’s Merlin has taught us anything, it’s that these old wizards were once young and they could be pretty cute. So, as per usual, let us know in the comments who you would marry, who you would date, and who you would dump when faced with these three magical contenders. You can decide based on your favorite book or film, by who seemed cooler when they were younger, or even who you think looks the best in a pointed hat. You can also say that you want to “just stay friends” with all of them. But isn’t it more fun to buckle down an choose?  Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday: Literary Castles

                            Elsinore: the castle from Hamlet

             Castle Howard: from Brideshead Revisited

               Whitby Abbey: inspiration for Dracula

                Conisbrough Castle: from Ivanhoe

              Brodsworth Hall: from Bleak House

             Tintagel Castle: from Arthurian Legends