History is waiting for you


Like many a good thing, Puy du Fou really does gets better with age. I last visited two years ago, and although it blew my historical socks off I wasn’t emotionally invested. Fast-forward to my…

Machu Picchu photo diary


This time last year I went on the most incredible trip to Peru – which I bang on about to anyone who will listen – and as cliched as it is, it changed so many…

Gone with the Tudor Wind


1939 has long been considered a mirabilis annus (miraculous year) in Hollywood history. There has never been a year like it for memorable films. In 1939, Judy Garland took us over the rainbow in The…