James IV

1 February 2020

I am very pleased to announce that I have been commissioned to write a biography of James IV…

Henrietta Maria

1 December 2019

Vivacious, courageous, opinionated and headstrong, Henrietta Maria remains one of the most controversial figures from British history. Raised…

Barcelona

16 June 2019

I love cities and I love beaches so where better to spend my birthday a couple of years…

Blois

16 June 2019

The main point of interest about the château at Blois is that it was primarily used as a…

Florence

13 April 2019

Our visit to Venice in January 2018 made us fall completely in love with Italy and we could…

Chambord

13 April 2019

I’m pretty sure that when I first visited Chambord many many years ago it was virtually empty and…