“Love Rules All” – My Thoughts on ‘The Young Victoria’

RELEASED: 2009 DIRECTOR: Jean-Marc Vallée ACTORS/ACTRESSES: Emily Blunt (Queen Victoria) + Rupert Friend (Prince Albert) As soon as the clocks struck midnight, my first moments of 2018 were celebrated with Queen Victoria and Prince Albert! Yes I know that sounds a lil’ strange… Instead of raising a glass of champagne or watching a magnificent firework … Continue reading “Love Rules All” – My Thoughts on ‘The Young Victoria’

A Romantic Castle for a Romantic Queen – My Trip to Sudeley Castle

I will always hold a soft spot for Sudeley Castle. No matter how often I explore this historic romantic retreat, I still view it as an absolute dream of a visit. My attachment to Sudeley Castle began a few years ago, when I was still a Tudor-obsessed teenager seeking my next Tudor fix. Naturally, this … Continue reading A Romantic Castle for a Romantic Queen – My Trip to Sudeley Castle

My Thoughts on ‘The Victorians: Britain Through the Paintings of the Age’ by Jeremy Paxman

WARNING: You do not need to be an art-enthusiast, or a Victorian Know-It-All, to be able to enjoy this book! If like me, you usually avoid art history like the plague and your knowledge of Victorian history is far from expert, then ‘The Victorians’ by Jeremy Paxman is the book for you. Paxman is probably … Continue reading My Thoughts on ‘The Victorians: Britain Through the Paintings of the Age’ by Jeremy Paxman