I recently had the pleasure of recording an episode of Feminist, Fiftyish, and Fabulous on station CJSF 90.1 FM out of Vancouver with lovely host Robin Eriksson. To listen, just click here. Thank you for having me on, and thank you for listening!
End of summer, in which I share some of my recent favourites, particularly in the realm of historical women's fiction.
Lately there is a lot of talk about elections. In Canada, word on the street is that Justin Trudeau will call an election late summer or early fall. (I still don't fully understand the parliamentary system.) In the US, there is the usual partisan wrangling over voting rights - who gets to vote, where, when, … Continue reading Voting, Venetian style
I'm working on revising my new novel and am having trouble settling on a title. Thus, I need your help! Please take my poll to help me decide.
Celebrating Venice's 1600th birthday.
A brief history of Carnival in Venice, almost 1000 years old.
Trump and his attempted coup have much in common with the 14th-century Venetian doge, Marino Faliero. If we do not learn from history, we are condemned to repeat it.
Gift suggestions for a Covid holiday season. Merry Christmas, Happy Channukah, and stay safe!
So I decided to be a plague doctor for Halloween this year. What or who exactly was a plague doctor?
Very exciting moment for me - I just finished the entire first (very rough) draft of my new novel!