The Early Modern Commons

The Duchess of Devonshire's Gossip Guide to the 18th Century

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The Decay of Gordon Castle

2 March 2017

Gordon Castle, the seat of the Duke and Duchess of Gordon in northern (and rather remote Scotland) was considered to be the largest building of Scotland in the eighteenth century. Dating...

Queens of Drag

9 September 2016

It's no secret that I'm a fan of RuPaul's Drag race ever since it graced my television...however many seasons ago. The current season, for those who don't religiously watch, is their...

The Wonderful Everyday?

19 August 2016

IKEA's latest commercial is an absolute delight! I won't say anything further; check it out for yourself.

Movie Review: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

4 March 2016

Ooo this looks cool Those of you who read this blog when Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith's Pride and Prejudice and Zombies first arrived in books stores, spawning a series of 'mash-ups'...