Author Archives: Samantha Morris

Solent Sky Museum – Southampton

Having been signed off work for two weeks with the dreaded S word, I decided to make a bit of use of the time I have. After all, there’s nothing better than a trip to a museum to get your … Continue reading

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[Review] Forsaking All Other – Catherine Meyrick

Love is no game for women; the price is far too high. England 1585. Bess Stoughton, waiting woman to the well-connected Lady Allingbourne, has discovered that her father is arranging for her to marry an elderly neighbour. Normally obedient Bess … Continue reading

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[Review] Machiavelli by Miles J. Unger

He is the most infamous and influential political writer of all time. His name has become synonymous with cynical scheming and the selfish pursuit of power.  Niccolò Machiavelli, Florentine diplomat and civil servant, is the father of political science. His … Continue reading

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[Review] Kingdom Come Deliverance

The moment I heard about “Kingdom Come Deliverance” my excitement honestly knew no bounds. As a gamer, I love epic fantasy tales that involve swordplay and lots of gore but what I’ve wanted for what feels like forever is a … Continue reading

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Girolamo Savonarola: One Man against the Renaissance – an interview with Truce Podcast

Today it’s my absolute honour to be over on Truce Podcast, with the lovely Chris Staron, talking about the history of Girolamo Savonarola and the storm that he brought to Florence. The podcast is available over on Itunes as well … Continue reading

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