In terms of cultural movements, I am in no doubt that when historians look back at 2018 they will note the sharp rise in female activism. From the Times Up movement to the BBC gender pay row to the iconic #metoo movement, female empowerment is everywhere and gender equality is…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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