A mere 80 miles North-West of Paris lies the historic city of Reims (confusingly pronounced Rahonce). The city, founded by the Gauls in 80 BC, lies in… Read more “Roaming Around Reims”
In my continued attempt to somehow adhere to what this blog is supposed to be about, I’m going to march on with further coverage of my adventures… Read more “Chinon vs Chenonceau”
Bonjour loyal readers! Before we get into another scorching post on the Anglo Saxons-yes I’ve NOT forgotten- I’d like to say my apologies for neglecting this blog… Read more “Memoirs of a Francophile: The Loire Valley”
Before I dazzle you all with another Anglo Saxons post I thought I’d do a fun post! Today I’m counting down my top 5 ladies in period… Read more “Girl Power: The Top Ladies of Period Dramas”
Ain’t no place I’d rather be Chillin’ with homies and family Sky high, iced out paradise In the sky.. Ain’t no place I’d rather be Only place… Read more “Castles: The Original Status Symbol”
Today I’m taking a break from rambling history lessons/rants to review the marvellous documentary The Plantagenets. The series is only on episode one but to be honest,… Read more “Unhappy Families: The Plantagenets Episode One Review”
In honour of my tenth blog post here’s a little song to brush up your history! It’s not *strictly* Plantagenet but who doesn’t love Good Queen Bess?
They say writing is one of the most selfish jobs a person can do. It’s antisocial hours, obsessive research and let’s face it; it’s more than a… Read more “Planning the Plantagenets”