Archives for June 2018

Historygram – The Best Instagram Accounts for Church History Lovers

In the second of a series of posts on the top historical accounts to follow on Instagram, I present my favourite accounts to follow for churches, their history and their architecture. Why churches you ask? Well, when I visit somewhere new very often the first stop I make is to the local church. Nearly every…

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My Top 5 Historical Fiction Authors

I have long been a fan of historical fiction – in fact, I rarely read a book that hasn’t got some sort of historical aspect to it. As I’m new to this blogging malarkey, I thought it would be a good idea to share with you my top historical fiction authors in order to give a flavour…

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Attingham – A House with a Split Personality

If Attingham Park was a person, it would definitely have a split personality. When you enter through the front door, if you turn left you are greeted by a feminine whirl of muted pastels, exquisite gilding and beautifully rendered flowers, birds and cherubs. If you turn right you are encased in a masculine atmosphere of strong…

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My Top 5 Historical Films

I’m a right bugger to watch historical films with – I can’t help but point out the inaccuracies! It’s not something I actively try to do, it just seems to happen! I once interrupted a viewing of the film Anonymous to point out to my husband that they had used the wrong Royal Coat of Arms in a…

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Enchanting Eastnor

I think I have possibly found the most doggy-friendly historical property EVER! If you follow me on Instagram (and if you don’t, why not?!) you will know I am the proud owner of an extremely loveable and very goofy five year old golden lab called Bella. It’s always a struggle to find something to do…

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