In a kindly post over at Philobiblon, which is hosting History Carnival #14, Natalie Bennett wrote:
WordHoard has also been considering a list of potential bloggers of history, noting the similarity of the practice to the tradition of the miscellany. I was pleased to see she's also a fan of Sei Shonagon - if you haven't read her, do! [Bold mine]
Thanks for the referral, Natalie ... just one caveat. Though others may question it, Mrs. Nokes assures me that I am a he. As she is generally a truthful woman, I take her at her word.