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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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2018 Yearly Wrapup

Here we are again – saying goodbye to one year and welcoming in another. As always, I’m continuing with my yearly tradition and writing a year in review post and…what a year it’s been, not only in my history career … Continue reading

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My Top 10 Books Of 2018

I’ve read a hell of a lot of books this year – and surprisingly a lot of them this year are novels! I’ve been on a bit of a fiction kick this year and it’s actually been wonderful – a … Continue reading

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