The Duke and Duchess of Windsor and the Secret Plot to Unseat The Queen

The Queen’s sixty years of the throne have been a byword for stability. She has always been there, always reliable, always uncontroversial; she has represented this country with an understated grace and an unfaltering sense of duty for as long as the majority of people can remember. She has reigned for so long, in fact,… Continue reading The Duke and Duchess of Windsor and the Secret Plot to Unseat The Queen

The Eccentropedia – Chris Mikul – A Book Review

Being the morbid type I recently whiled away a spring Parisian afternoon wandering aimlessly around Pere Lachaise cemetery in the 20th arrondissement. This rambling space is home to many illustrious old bones, including those of literary dandy Oscar Wilde. His tomb, newly restored by a grant from the Irish government, is protected by a glass… Continue reading The Eccentropedia – Chris Mikul – A Book Review