Tag Archives: London

Will: Shakespeare in a 1970s-1580s London

TNT has a new show on Monday nights at 9:00 pm, called Will. It’s allegedly about young William Shakespeare coming to crazy London in the 1580s to make his way as a playwright. The show conjures up a time shrouded … Continue reading

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What Darkness Brings

On a whim I picked up a history-mystery last week. What Darkness Brings, by C.S. Harris, is the ninth book in the Sebastiann St. Cyr series, so it’s probably not the place to start. While I had no trouble following … Continue reading

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The Dickens Fair; In Which our Heroines Find The Exhibition Hall, and Discover the Need for a Safety Pin

Our day started off brisk and clear, with blue skies and sinuous veils of thin mist. I discovered that temperatures in the high forties to low fifties are perfect for my Victorian costume, which seemed appropriate for the Dickens Fair. … Continue reading

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The Souls of Cities

A Madness of Angels, Kate Griffin/Orbit Fantasy, 2009 “Life is magic.”  “And the dragon of broken and disobeyed signs was, in the end, an urban creature, summoned out of the city itself; and the city’s dragon, the lord of the … Continue reading

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