Spite and Malice

“She’ll sit on you!” my mother said as I tried to play when I should have been quiet. “Huh? Why will she sit on me?” i asked, confused. “Because that’s what Gi-gi does. She’ll sit on you if you’re bad!” she said ever so seriously. Gi-gi, my great-grandmother was out in Colorado to visit along […]

Reflections on Royalty

The internet is full of information of dubious quality, and I have recently spent quite a bit of time trawling a particular subsection of this by trying to trace family information. I have found many lists of names, and I appear to be lucky that my maternal side seems to have been recorded doing things […]