The Early Modern Commons

Restoration London

Recent Posts

As an actor, Meghan Markle comes from a long line of trailblazing women

29 November 2017

My piece for the Guardian can be found here:    

Yes, Gunpowder is brutal and sickening. Just like 17th-century Britain

29 October 2017

My second piece on BBC’s new dramatization of the Gunpowder Plot. This one was for Guardian, read here:

The Gunpowder Plot’s influence on Britain goes far beyond BBC TV series or fireworks

21 October 2017

My article for New Statesman here:

Sylvia Plath had depression and a brain – she’s still allowed to smile

3 October 2017

My piece for New Statesman: