Friday, 2 June 2023
Decoders of the WW2 Special Operations Executive
by Deborah Swift After the fall of France and Belgium, a new organisation was formed – the Special Operations Executive (SOE) to strengthen ...
Friday, 26 May 2023
The Marriage Portrait by Maggie O'Farrell, reviewed by Judith Allnatt.
Shortlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction 2023, the novel opens with a gripping scenario. Sixteen year-old Lucrezia, bride of less ...
Friday, 19 May 2023
Meonstoke's "glittering" past by Carolyn Hughes
All the historical novelists I’ve met seem to enjoy researching their books almost as much as writing them – some even more so. Documentary ...
Friday, 12 May 2023
Just how Depraved was Ancient Rome? By L.J. Trafford
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Friday, 5 May 2023
The Coronation - Inevitably! - Celia Rees
Coronation Mug - 1953 I'm not a royalist, by any means, but as my allotted History Girls post falls the day before the Coronation, I did...
Friday, 28 April 2023
VISITING HARRY'S HARROGATE by Penny Dolan
I am sure that many History Girls have acted, in one way or another, as historical guide for a location, an event, or on a specific study ...
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