Oh, poor negelcted blog! How I have left thee to suffer. New Year’s resolution: blog more. I feel like I have made this resolution before, but what are New Year’s resolutions if not repetitive?

Anyways,, here is what I have been excited about/ consumed a lot of lately:

This track by Daughter, “The Woods”.

I am a big fan of this band, Daughter. The setting for this live track is all the better too, as St. Stephen’s is a gorgeous Anglican Church built in the  late 1840’s. The silent beauty of the acoustic guitar along side the sparse low-church background is just perfect.

The King’s Peace & The King’s War by CV Wedgewood

Two of the most important books on the English Civil War.

Julia Ioffe’s profile of exiled dissident Mikhail Khordokovsky.