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A very small casserole

A conversation I was having reminded me of this…

This short clip is from the tremendously popular series, ‘Blackadder’ starring Rowan Atkinson as Blackadder and Tony Robinson has is his servant Baldrick. 134 more words

TV, Radio And Film

Queen Elizabeth I of England

Not gonna lie, this drawing was a pain in the gluteus maximus. It was very difficult for me to simplify Queen Elizabeth’s extravagant dress and headpiece to fit my drawing style and find the right colors. 61 more words


English Civil War

Queen Elizabeth ascended to the English throne on the 17th November 1558 and crowned on the 15th January 1559, at Westminster.  She was the last Tudor monarch to sit upon the throne, and upon her death on the 24th March 1603, she had died, without an heir. 1,488 more words


The Spanish Armada

Mary I married Prince Philip of Spain in 1554 at Winchester Cathedral.  Once crowned Queen of England, Mary burned many Protestants at the stake on charges of heresy, and restored Catholicism across England. 576 more words


Lady Jane Grey: the girl who became a pawn who became a Queen who never had a chance

“Live still to die, that by death you may purchase eternal life…. As the preacher sayeth, there is a time to be born and a time to die; and the day of death is better than the day of our birth.”

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Mary, Queen Of Scots

May Flower Models: Ellie Matus and Karys Paisley for KK Swimwear

…….you can’t help but feel that Ellie Matus did something bad in a previous life to warrant this (from her Instagram feed – see below): but of course the truth is that the designer, 454 more words

Lay me to rest

Dark wood, intricately carved. Slightly out of focus, blurred, as it viewed through a pane of glass. The room only dimly lit, as if by stuttering candles. 1,729 more words