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OTD in history: 12th March 1507

It’s that time again, folks. A day in history that always chokes me up just a little bit… On 12th March 1507 Cesare Borgia, the feared Duke Valentino, was killed during a skirmish outside the small town of Viana in … Continue reading

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[Looking Back] An Interview With Dan Jones

I’ve been somewhat quiet lately – unfortunately life has taken over and I’ve gotten somewhat buried in new job stuff and editing the work in progress. So today, given as I’m just way too burned out to write any sort … Continue reading

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Leonardo: A Life in Drawing ~ Southampton City Art Gallery

It goes to show just how out of touch I am with the local goings on in my town that I had absolutely no idea about the Leonardo da Vinci exhibition that had been going on at my local art … Continue reading

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[Review] Medici: The Magnificent

When Medici: Masters of Florence was shown on Netflix, I fell in love with the series despite all its flaws. It brought to life a family from the Italian Renaissance who I’ve long held a great amount of love for, … Continue reading

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[Review] The Last Roundhead by Jemahl Evans

“They say I am the last of them alive; they say I am the last roundhead.” Ancestor to Colonel Blimp, Sir Blandford Candy is an irascible old drunk with a hatred of poets and a love of hats. After an … Continue reading

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