REVIEW: Mary Boleyn

September 25, 2016 1 min to read

REVIEW: Mary Boleyn

Category : Everyday Life, Reviews, Royal History

In most books concerning Tudor history, Mary Boleyn gets very little mention. A ...

5 Films Based in Georgian England

August 23, 2016 1 min to read

5 Films Based in Georgian England

Category : Everyday Life, News, Resources

Anyone for a game of Whist? Although Tudor England will always be my favorite ti...

The Cast of Hamilton: Now and Then

August 9, 2016 0 min to read

The Cast of Hamilton: Now and Then

Category : News

Hamilton combines two of my favorite things—musicals and history—into somet...

REVIEW: The Private Lives of the Tudors

August 3, 2016 1 min to read

REVIEW: The Private Lives of the Tudors

Category : Everyday Life, Reviews, Royal History

(Yes, I’m still alive. I’ve been busy moving into my first home and ...

INTERVIEW: Henrietta VIII

June 2, 2016 2 min to read

INTERVIEW: Henrietta VIII

Category : News

Henrietta VIII is a burlesque performer based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada who br...

REVIEW: Marilyn Monroe: The Biography

May 22, 2016 2 min to read

REVIEW: Marilyn Monroe: The Biography

Category : Reviews

I feel guilty for believing all the things people have said about Marilyn Monroe...

Graverobbers, Resurrectionists and “Sack ’em Ups”

May 6, 2016 7 min to read

Graverobbers, Resurrectionists and “Sack ’em Ups”

Category : Arts & Sciences, Everyday Life

By the end of the 18th century, the study of medicine was becoming increasingly...

Vincent van Gogh, Mental Illness and His Ear

March 3, 2016 4 min to read

Vincent van Gogh, Mental Illness and His Ear

Category : Arts & Sciences

During his lifetime, Vincent van Gogh sold few of his paintings, possibly only ...

March Birthdays

March 1, 2016 0 min to read

March Birthdays

Category : News

I’ll be adding to this list as I find more birthdays. Note: many birth dates, ...

All Cats on Deck

February 21, 2016 2 min to read

All Cats on Deck

Category : Everyday Life

While docked in Hong Kong harbour in 1948, ordinary Seaman George Hickinbottom h...

A Pint, a Rebellion and an Armoured Car

February 15, 2016 3 min to read

A Pint, a Rebellion and an Armoured Car

Category : Everyday Life

The centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising is rapidly approaching, and as Ireland ...

February Birthdays

February 1, 2016 0 min to read

February Birthdays

Category : News

I’ll be adding to this list as I find more birthdays. Note: many birth dates, ...

A Symbol of Courage

January 25, 2016 2 min to read

A Symbol of Courage

Category : Everyday Life

“It’s a long way to Tipperary, it’s a long way to go.” Ontario, Canada i...

REVIEW: Versailles

January 23, 2016 1 min to read

REVIEW: Versailles

Category : Arts & Sciences, Reviews, Royal History

I just finished watching season 1 of Versailles, the newest offering of dramati...

A Cat on the Frontline

January 16, 2016 1 min to read

A Cat on the Frontline

Category : Everyday Life

In recent months, the centenary of the beginning of World War One or as many tho...

Looking for Contributors

January 5, 2016 0 min to read

Looking for Contributors

Category : News

We’re looking for a handful of enthusiastic volunteer contributors to wri...

January Birthdays

January 1, 2016 0 min to read

January Birthdays

Category : News

I’ll be adding to this list as I find more birthdays. Note: many birth dates, ...

Robert Burns and Auld Lang Syne

December 27, 2015 1 min to read

Robert Burns and Auld Lang Syne

Category : Arts & Sciences

I hope everyone had a great Christmas! Now that 2016 is almost upon us, the tune...