Hot Topics

WOLF HALL, WHAT ARE THEY WEARING AND WHY? by Elizabeth Fremantle

WOLF HALL, WHAT ARE THEY WEARING AND WHY? by Elizabeth Fremantle

The way we dress says something about who we are and so it was for the Tudors only more so because what people wore, especially in the royal court, often held symbolic significance and also demonstrated status. The Tudors were an upstart family with a tenuous claim to the throne and so the outward display […]

By April 20, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Film Review: “The Imitation Game”

Film Review: “The Imitation Game”

In the winter of the 1952, the law of Britain entered the home of war hero Alan Turing (Benedict Cumberbatch), to investigate a break in and burglary. He dismissed them. But one of the detectives felt there was more to the situation. He thought Soviet Spy and began looking into it. It turned out Alan […]

HOW TO HOST A TUDOR-THEMED DINNER PARTY by Alison Weir

HOW TO HOST A TUDOR-THEMED DINNER PARTY by Alison Weir

Alison Weir. When she became my friend on Facebook, I cried. This lady writes history books which are so well written they read as easily as fiction. When I visit the U.K., I haunt book stores, looking for U.K. First Editions of her books, to correspond with the U.S. First Editions I own. She has […]

By April 19, 2015 1 Comments Read More →
“She Blew My Mind”

“She Blew My Mind”

SEPTEMBER ENDS only 99c today.  Here’s what critics are saying…  “She blew my mind.” “September Ends is truly the stuff that legends are made of.” “This is a Victorian novel written for a contemporary reader.” “I love this.” myBook.to/SeptemberEnds Buy your copy now, or you can get it free via Kindle Unlimited.

By April 18, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Better Part of Valor

Better Part of Valor

      www.inavyn.org “Our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this planet. We all breathe the same air. We all cherish our children’s future. And we are all mortal.”  John F. Kennedy “Eastward and westward storms are breaking,–great, ugly whirlwinds of hatred and blood and cruelty. I will not believe them […]

Water or Wine? California’s Drought & Water Competition

Water or Wine? California’s Drought & Water Competition

Water or Wine? California’s Drought & Water Competition (Sonoma County, Northern California) “California Puts Mandatory Curbs on Water Use” reports the April 2 New York Times long article at the top of the front-page. “Steps to Confront Record-Setting Drought,” the sub-headline reads. The article describes Gov. Jerry Brown’s executive order—California’s first time restricting water use. A […]

Entirely Beloved

Entirely Beloved

Review of Wolf Hall, Episode 2: Entirely Beloved Originally posted by MEDIEVALISTS.NET – APRIL 12, 2015POSTED IN: FEATURES, TV SHOWS By Nancy Bilyeau In this recap, I will try to unravel some of the complexities of the relationships in the court of Henry VIII, which are shown on Wolf Hallwithout much effort to explain. While such […]

By April 13, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Film View: “Windscreenwiperman”

Film View: “Windscreenwiperman”

Man meets Boy MATURE The film opens with a pleasant looking man online, searching a site that is often related to questionable behavior and conversations that fall on the seedier side. But filtered in are people similar to this man who are looking for conversation. Someone to talk to who will want to be casual, […]

All original content on these pages is fingerprinted and certified by Digiprove