Other medieval and historical sites that might be of interest:
University of Birmingham
https://emremforum.wordpress.com – The EMREM Forum is Birmingham’s resident Early Modern and Medieval research forum. They run bi-weekly research meetings and an excellent annual symposium.
http://estoria.bham.ac.uk/blog/ – The Estoria project is an AHRC-funded research project at the university, involved in all kinds of technical wizardry as well as medieval history.
https://medievalruralcommunities.wordpress.com – Blog of Dr Miriam Muller where she discusses her research into medieval rural communities.
https://drlauravarnam.wordpress.com/ – the blog of Dr Laura Varnam, a medievalist at University College, Oxford.
http://quadriviumproject.com – The Quadrivium Project offers an annual skills conference for postgraduate students and early career researchers focussing on medieval textual studies but bracing out into employability and skills training in all areas. Birmingham hosted this exciting event in 2014.
https://thepowerofpedigree.wordpress.com – This is the blog for Dr Katie Stevenson’s exciting project on Stewart genealogy. A must-read for anyone interested in royal authority and medieval propaganda.
http://britishlibrary.typepad.co.uk/digitisedmanuscripts/ – the BL’s own medieval manuscript blog. Make sure you check out Knight vs Snail!
http://www.digitalmedievalist.net – THE site to visit for medieval celtic studies.
http://findingshakespeare.co.uk/category/shakespeares-100 – Shakespeare’s world in a hundred object, run in part by Birmingham’s own lovely Stephanie Appleton!
Medieval Interest (no quite work, but doesn’t quite count as procrastinating)
https://medievalmidlands.wordpress.com/ – Come along and explore the medieval midlands!
http://tenthmedieval.wordpress.com – A Corner of Tenth-Century Europe – research, discussion and general interest
http://www.medievalists.net – does what it says on the tin!
http://medievalnews.blogspot.co.uk – so does this one.
https://medievalbex.wordpress.com – Bristol PhD Student Bex Lyons shares the medieval love, with everything from news, reviews and inspirational PhD pep-talks on her blog.
http://suburbanacademic.com – Anglo-Saxonists will love this fun & informative blog.
http://houseoffame.blogspot.co.uk Geoffrey Chaucer hath a blog.
http://saintssistersandsluts.com For the medieval feminist in all of us (you know she’s in there).
http://my-albion.blogspot.no General historical interest from around Britain.
Procrastination tools that seem like work
Further Medieval Blogs from all around the net
http://medievalstudies.livejournal.com – General medieval studies chat
http://ceirseach.blogspot.co.uk – Middle English japes aplenty
http://heocwaeth.blogspot.co.uk – More sassy medievalist feminism for you!
http://larsdatter.com – Medieval material culture
https://hefenfelth.wordpress.com – Medieval landscapes
http://cybermedievalist.blogspot.co.uk – Medieval history
http://debilitasmentis.blogspot.co.uk – History of mental illness
https://tenthmedieval.wordpress.com – C10th interest medieval tidbits
http://www.ancrenewiseass.blogspot.co.uk – general medieval interest
http://wraetlic.blogspot.co.uk – Old and Middle French and English
https://rememberedplaces.wordpress.com – Crusades, etc.