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Style Bite: Princess Diana’s Falcon Dress

Style Bite: Princess Diana’s Falcon Dress

Today is a somewhat notable day in modern royal history- it would have been the late Princess of Wales’ 61st birthday. (And it is also Canada Day!) To this day, she is widely remembered for her sartorial choices. I have to admit, I find her […]

Book Bite: God of Jade and Shadow

Book Bite: God of Jade and Shadow

I am a massive fan of mythic retellings. I mean, I enjoy myths in their original tellings but I’m a sucker for a good revamp of a god or two. So, when I spotted this book dealing with a jazz age retelling of Mayan myths, […]

History Bite: The Dudleys at the Tower

History Bite: The Dudleys at the Tower

While Queen Elizabeth I has been eternally popular since her “golden” reign, she has come back into the news with the new series, Becoming Elizabeth on Starz. Elizabeth herself is being widely discussed, yes, but so are many of the people in her life. And […]

Culture Bite: The Two Pigeons Ballet

Culture Bite: The Two Pigeons Ballet

There are several ballets in the classical canon that are heartbreaking and achingly sad- Swan Lake and Giselle come to mind immediately. There are far fewer comedies, though, and I think that comedy can be as difficult to perform as anger or sadness in ballet. […]

Musings on Monarchy: June 2022

Musings on Monarchy: June 2022

Back again for another instalment of Musings on Monarchy! I have to say, June has been busier for the British royals than I expected they would be. (I figured that they would be taking some time to rest after the Jubilee but happy to say […]