My book Music in Elizabethan Court Politics has just been published!
In the book I investigate the political roles of music (particularly secular music-making) within the court of Queen Elizabeth I. 551 more words
Wending on my winsome way as I am wont to do, lonely as a cloud with my head among the stars, I stumbled into a disused ha-ha somewhere outside the Essex town of Basildon. 1,164 more words
I have an odd relationship with Peter Ackroyd’s books. I have read a few of his novels and like his use of history, he clearly has knowledge about and passion for the periods he chooses. 592 more words