Tag Archive: antonia fraser

Book haul and exciting news


Indeed, I am blessed, truly grateful, I’d like to thank everyone who knows me, yada yada – I HAVE A LAMINATOR! There have been many special days in my life — becoming a mother,… Continue reading

Hey! Shut your priest hole!


Here is a round-up of my current non-fiction books. I have just finished Antonia Fraser’s The Gunpowder Plot, and can highly recommend it. She’s nothing if not thorough, without being dry or too… Continue reading

I love, love, love the history section in Waterstones.


All those big paving slabs with fine art prints of Catherine the Great, Ceasar, Stalin and Shakespeare on the front. Bliss. Where else would all those people be hanging out together, but upon… Continue reading