Archives for February 2019

Review – I Escaped From Breakout Cardiff! #Ad

And now it’s time for something completely different! You guys are probably used to my historical ramblings by now, but this post is a bit different – it’s a mini-review of a fab experience I was recently gifted. The lovely guys from Breakout Cardiff kindly gifted me, Alys from With Love Alys and Charlotte from…

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An Online Tour of Dior – Designer of Dreams

On Wednesday I fell into a dream. A Dior dream. Yes folks – I was lucky enough to secure one of the hottest tickets in town. I visited the new Dior: Designer of Dreams exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum. Spanning 1947 to the present day, Dior: Designer of Dreams traces the history of…

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Historygram – The 7 Best Instagram Accounts For History Book Lovers

Some people think the worlds of history and Instagram shouldn’t work together – but they do. Likewise, some people can’t get their head around the fact that Instagram is also a very popular way for bookworms to share their love of the traditional written word. Far from being swept aside by social media, books are…

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Odette de Champdivers – The Little Queen

Today’s Royal Mistress underneath the Hisdoryan spotlight is Odette de Champdivers, the mistress of Charles VI of France. This is a sad tale that makes me feel sorry for all the main characters involved. Trust me – get those tissues ready. Charles VI Charles VI (born 1368) was King of France from 1380 to 1422. Charles VI was…

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