I am unwinding on the last evening of the Kalamazoo conference and having a first look at Noel Fallows' new book on jousting in Iberia. This might be the most substantial treatment of jousting ever written -- based as it is on a plethora of texts that have been ignored by just about everyone as too difficult to interpret. And Fallows includes the texts and translations!
And I'm pleased to see that Fallows has not just seen my work but found it useful. Moments like this only come along occasionally for most of us scholars.
Note: The HOT weather here has turned COLD.