Light & Love - the story of Julia Margaret Cameron and Mary Hillier
Exotic Companions - the remarkable diversity of our parks & gardens
Beyond the Brotherhood - the Pre-Raphaelite Legacy Exhibition
Mushrooms - Earthstars, Stinkhorns and other little miracles
Farringford House restored - the poet Tennyson’s family home.
Happy Birthday Alfred Lord Tennyson! Victorian Poet Laureate.
All together now! Queen Victoria’s right royal family gathering.
Happy Birthday - Tudor Queen Elizabeth - A portrait in the making.
Victoria’s Embankment - a story of progress in 19th century art.
Historical Portraits ‘Um, made me a bit shifty-looking, haven’t you?’
The Blind Girl, by Pre-Raphaelite artist John Everett Millais.
Trafalgar Square from cross to column, a change of place & mood.
The Epistolary Novel & Music of Bach - reading between the lines.
My Favourite ‘Julia Margarets’ - Pre-Raphaelite photography.
Lord Kitchener’s Valet - selling to impressionable young men.
Painted Ladies and Melancholic Poets. The problem with old portraits.
Q&A with Kirsty Stonell-Walker. It’s all about her new novel.
Published versus Self-Published: a Handy Guide for the Troubled and Bewildered.
Snap! Which is the older of these two remarkably similar paintings?
How not to become a great opera star - with wine and cheese.