Europeenses

Aaron Cripps’ Fab Five: A Childhood Favorite, a Specter, a Pope & More

A few weeks ago I posted about Yesterday Unhinged’s Fab Five Series in which the host, Aaron Malone, invites us to write about their five ‘favourite’ people from history. Here are mine, and please take look at the rest of the series or write an entry for your Fab Five http://yesterdayunhinged.wordpress.com/fab-five-series-cmon-people-participate/

Yesterday Unhinged

DuGardePeach-Alfred Hello, like our host my name is Aaron and I’d like to thank him for inviting us to contribute to his Fab Five series. I write a blog, Europeenses which nominally traces the route of a long distance cycle tour through parts of North-West and Central Europe that I had intended to make this year. Changing circumstances meant that I’m not able to make the tour but as I’d already started to research and draft entries I decided to go ahead with the blog anyway. In it, I write about historical events that relate to the towns, cities, or regions I’m theoretically passing through, with a handful of short biographies, regional recipes, and other pieces thrown in for good measure. Just over two months in I find myself not that far from reaching the end of the ‘journey’, which means I’ll have to rethink the purpose of my blog. Luckily…

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