“The Promise” (2021) by Obszarska

Below, you’ll find my very rough first translation of the 2021 story “The Promise” by Polish author Obszarska. It is a love story between King Alfred and a girl called Elfvige, which takes place mainly in a library, where Elfvige is learning about the importance of understanding Viking culture and customs for the future of England.

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Travel blog Winchester

This Friday evening will mark the fourteenth edition of “Old English Fun Time Online” – the superb monthly event of the Facebook group “Old English Enthusiasts” (yup, indeed, one of the two groups that served as a model for Japan Fans). The theme will be “Holidays” and that made me realise that I never wrote a blog about my wonderful (holi)days in Winchester. So here goes!

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“I’ll be back”—Neo-medieval cyborgization through the lens of Westworld’s main character Dolores

Here is the transcript of my talk for the virtual seminar series “What (is) Medieval”, designed to provoke thoughts on the Middle Ages and all its associated definitions and connotations, run by Emma Wells & Claire Kennan.

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