Elizabeth of Bohemia was the daughter of King James and the granddaughter of Mary, Queen of Scots. While Elizabeth Stuart may not be as famous as her grandmother or father, I was curious to learn about her life through David Elias’s new novel. From a young age, Elizabeth’s life seemed to be marked be death […]
Mary Queen Of Scots
GLAAD’s latest Hollywood report card, which tracked LGBTQ visibility in movies released by the seven major studios in 2018, found a substantial increase in representation since 2017, but there are a lot of asterisks that come with the data. With the latest installment of its annual Studio Responsibility Index, the organization found that 18.2 percent of […]
Robbins basic pathology (10th edn) by Vinay Kumar, Abul K. Abbas and Jon C. Aster (3 copies) Authority in language : investigating standard English (4th edn) by James Milroy and Lesley Milroy Civil war in central Europe, 1918-1921 : the reconstruction of Poland by Jochen Böhler (On Display) Le tiers livre by Rabelais, publié sur […]
She’s the Threat, to the Body, the Voice, and the Look” For the bulk of Liz’s career, there’s only been one actress whose presence she can never seem to shake off. This actress and she, coincidentally, had so much in common besides being noir royalty, that it’s no wonder they’re so heavily associated with one […]
Tuesday, 30 April 2019: I started the day walking on and around the Royal Mile! The Royal Mile is the main section of Old Town of Edinburgh, very touristy, and is actually longer than a mile by 107 yards. It runs from Edinburgh Castle to Holyrood Palace. I definitely walked the entire length of this […]
After a torturous flight (no sleep for any of us!), we landed, wandered over to see Westminster Abbey until we could check in. Unfortunately we couldn’t take any pictures inside, but it was an amazing tour. So many interesting people are interred here, from Darwin, Mary Queen of Scots, Queens Elizabeth and Mary, Kings Henry […]
Linlithgow THS 13th June to 1st July 2019 Linlithgow is a small town in Central Scotland near Falkirk which has the Kelpies and the Falkirk Wheel. Linlithgow site is on the edge of the town within walking distance of the loch and the palace, birthplace of Mary, Queen of Scots. Linlithgow celebrates their Riding of […]
Awards Show Season is coming up fast and is almost as an exciting time as the holidays for film nerds like me. 2018 my New Year’s resolution was not only to read more but to see every film nominated for Best Picture this year. I have seen a handful of them (Black Klansmen being my […]
Thanks for joining me! Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton
Margot Robbie, born in Dalby, Australia, on July 2, 1990, is an Australian model and actress who is perhaps best known for her role as Harley Quinn in the DC Extended Universe, former figure skater Tonya Harding in the biographical film I, Tonya, and Naomi in Martin Scorsese’s The Wolf of Wall Street. Born and […]
DOUBLE GENEALOGY: The ADOPTION WITNESS. Update 4, Addendum 8 Genealogical bereavement: the profound sense of loss on realizing that the long–departed soul under lengthy intensive scrutiny is not an ancestor. The state of grief and disbelief that must pass before another target can be tackled. Alas, we deem that Jane’s John is not ours. Those […]
Every year, the tiny town of Clunes in central Victoria, Australia host a massive festival based around books. People from all over converge on the area in the hopes of picking up a bargain at the festival. Streets are turned into rows of stalls and nearly every vacant building in the town center is filled to the […]
A savage land. An untamed passion.
A member of the court of Mary Queen of Scots, the exquisite Sabine de Sainte Montagne is at the mercy of Her Majesty’s whims—and has been promised in marriage to a powerful, yet devious, Scottish lord.
The chief of an outlaw clan, Niall Macgregor knows his people’s future rests in the hands of the new queen. But his reckless attempt to approach her is spoiled by Sabine’s presence. Stopped cold by her raven-haired beauty, Niall barely escapes with his life.
With but a glimpse into Niall’s startling blue eyes, Sabine recognizes the freedom she so desperately craves. But it will take all of the warrior’s fierce courage and determination to pierce Sabine’s French pride and make her believe that anything can happen in the Highlands—even love….