I've spent the last couple of days immersed in the last twenty years of The War of the Roses, a volatile time in English history, whereupon the death of King Richard III resulted in the end of The Middle Ages and the beginning of the reign of The House Of Tudor. The White Queen is … Continue reading Thoughts on a Bookish TV mini-series: The White Queen
There's a brand new show on You Tube and it's all about books, food, and friendship - how utterly perfect is that?! It's called Word of Mouth TV and it's an author interview show with a twist. Here is the description: Word of Mouth TV is the first series to combine food, books and wine. … Continue reading Thoughts on a Bookish TV Show: Word of Mouth TV
The Crown: The Inside History... About: The official book to the critically acclaimed Netflix drama, The Crown, including additional material and exclusive images. A fascinating exploration of Elizabeth II's early years as Princess and Queen, complete with extensive research, additional material and beautifully reproduced photographs. 'The things which I have here before promised, I will … Continue reading Book Review: The Crown: The Inside History by Robert Lacey
Victoria... About: “They think I am still a little girl who is not capable of being a Queen.” Lord Melbourne turned to look at Victoria. “They are mistaken. I have not known you long, but I observe in you a natural dignity that cannot be learnt. To me, ma’am, you are every inch a Queen.” … Continue reading Book Review: Victoria by Daisy Goodwin
I'm now on holidays, a wonderful stretch of seven weeks that every person who works in a school eagerly looks forward to, pretty much from February on. It's one of the many reasons why I technically, have never left school. As well as reading, reading, and more reading, I also like to watch a … Continue reading Precision Storytelling in Action: A Review of Liar
Where are the book reviews? Sadly, the book reviews have not been written yet because, even sadder, the books... ...have not been read. Not even a single chapter! I know. I hear you. But I thought it best to come clean instead of hiding out behind a wall of silence. So here's the reason why … Continue reading Where are the Book Reviews?