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A Date for your Diary – my very first Author talk!

I’m super pleased to announce that I’ll be giving my very first author talk on September 28 at Southampton Central Library from 1-3pm. There will also be books on sale which I can sign for you! Save the date and … 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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On This Day In History – February 1, 1587

On 1 February 1587 Queen Elizabeth I of England signed the death warrant of her cousin, Mary Queen of Scots, after months of deliberating on the matter. Mary, who had at one point been Queen of France and the daughter … Continue reading

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[Review] Julian of Norwich: A Very Brief History by Janina Ramirez

Over six hundred years ago a woman known as Julian of Norwich wrote what is now regarded as one of the greatest works of literature in English. Based on a sequence of mystical visions she received in 1373, her book … Continue reading

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The One Million Step Challenge

Today’s post isn’t history related at all, but please indulge me for a moment. As many of you know, I suffer from Type 1 Diabetes. I can clearly remember the day I was diagnosed – I was at school and … Continue reading

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