Convento de Cristo, Tomar

On my second day in Portugal, we headed just down the road to the city of Tomar, which is overlooked by the imposing facade of the Convento de Cristo. This building dates back to the Roman period but is most famous for its links to the Templars, and it's stunning architecture. In 1160, under the... Continue Reading →

Almourol Castle

It's the end of my first day in Portugal and after a very busy day travelling yesterday, today was pretty chilled. After a nice lunch in Constancia, we headed for the castle at Almourol. The castle is set on a little island in the middle of the Tagus river and really is an imposing sight... Continue Reading →

New publisher, who dis?

What a busy few months its been - and because of that I've been super quiet here on the blog. But there'a very good reasons behind both the busy and the quiet. First of all, I've been working on my next book. This journey began a while back but now I am super thrilled to... Continue Reading →

IT’S TIME FOR A TALK – Winchester Heritage Open Days 2019 – Incest, Intrigue & Murder: Were the Borgias Really That Bad?

I am SUPER pleased to announce that I'll be joining the fabulous team at Winchester Heritage Open Days and giving a talk for them! Information below (and on the events page) Date: September 21st 2019 Time: 11.30am-12.30pm Location: Hampshire Records Office, Winchester Admission is free but booking is essential. Click here to book I'll be... Continue Reading →

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