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The First Rule, by Robert Crais, A Book Review. It’s always a treat to get...

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What surname do the British royal family use? This has been a huge...

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Ivan Vaughan might have changed your life 🙂 It’s unlikely that you...

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Stephanie Hoffnung: Just one Jew. June 1942: Every evening, German SS...

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In early summer 1942 a German submarine, U-584, lay off the coast of Florida...

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The strange story of Krystyna Skarbek. On June 15th, 1952, a woman’s...

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Diana Mitford and Oswald Mosley. The true story of Diana Mitford is...

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Did Ruth Ellis Really Shoot her Lover?

Did Ruth Ellis really shoot David Blakely? The world certainly thought so in...

Stephanie Hoffnung

Stephanie Hoffnung: Just one Jew. June 1942: Every evening, German SS...

Christine Granville

The strange story of Krystyna Skarbek. On June 15th, 1952, a woman’s...

Diana Mitford

Diana Mitford and Oswald Mosley. The true story of Diana Mitford is...

Mrs Miniver

Mrs Miniver: The woman who won the war. Well, not literally but Winston...

Wallis Simpson’s Wedding Dress

Wallis Simpson’s wedding dress. Not a fashion success. In the nineteen...

Scandal: John Lennon and Alma Cogan

Yoko Ono did not break up the Lennon’s marriage. Cynthia Lennon, the...

Who Was Ellen Church?

Ellen Church: The first air hostess. In 1930, Ellen was ideally qualified to...

Kathleen Kennedy

Four months before he was assassinated in Dallas in 1963, American president...

Ivy Benson

Who was Ivy Benson? Have you heard of Ivy Benson? I doubt you have but her...

Isadora Duncan

Who was Isadora Duncan? Although she was American, Isadora Duncan was...

The Lives and Loves of Violette Morris

The curious life of Violette Morris   See this chap here? Well...

Marthe Cohn

Behind Enemy Lines: Marthe Cohn The number of people who took part in the...

Josephine Baker

The Joséphine Baker Story. Until I recently read a biography about...

Viv Nicholson. The Party’s Over

Viv Nicholson – Spend, Spend, Spend Many years ago, I was in a perfume...