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Strange Meetings: The Royal Menagerie at Versailles – an Extract from Vintage Script Magazine

This month, you’ll find a piece I’ve written in Vintage Script, a new magazine dedicated to all things vintage, historical and retro. What’s most delightful about it is the range of different historical periods, as well as the different approaches taken to bringing them to life. In this month’s edition you’ll find stories on the history […]

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Out of This World Exhibition

Yesterday I popped along to the Out of this World exhibition at one of my very favourite places, the British Library. It’s a thoroughly diverting exploration of the history of sci-fi literature and well worth a visit. Any serious exhibition that manages to work in a quote from Groundhog Day – “Well, what if there […]

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