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Book Review: The Swan-Daughter

Book Review: The Swan-Daughter

The Swan-Daughter (The Daughters of Hastings Book 2) by Carol McGrath  This is the second book in the series surrounding the first Norman King of England, William the Conqueror. However, interestingly enough, it focuses on Gunhild of Wessex who was the eldest daughter of King Harold II who […]

Malvern Hills

Malvern Hills

Ladies and gentlemen, I present to you (only an hour out of Birmingham) the Malvern Hills… I also took my new camera lens out for a test drive, one which has a crazzzzyyyy good zoom. Cue trying to focus on random things in the distance. […]

Tudor Best Reads

Tudor Best Reads

TUDOR FAMILY TREE If you are looking to read about the TUDOR FAMILY, I’m going to bore you with ONE diagram before we jump in. This is the Tudor family tree, so every book I mention features one of the people within this diagram! WHO ARE THE TUDORS? The […]

Book Review: Brazen

Book Review: Brazen

Brazen by Katherine Longshore This is the tale of Mary Howard. She is a relatively unknown Duchess, growing up in the court of Henry VIII and Queen Anne Boleyn. Her story is a completely young and new perspective to this period of Tudor history and a refreshing change to the […]

New York guide: The MOMA

New York guide: The MOMA

Ahhh I’m so excited to write this. The MOMA in New York is FULL of the most incredible and famous paintings and artwork. Including the stunning; Starry Night (Van Gogh), Water Lilies (Monet), Persistance of Time (Dali), Campbell’s Soup Cans (Andy Warhol) and Drowning Girl (Roy Lichtenstein) – which are just the […]