cropped-WPheader1680x300_edited-1-2.jpg

The one where I haven’t posted in ages and I am SO SORRY, do you forgive me, my loves??

Right, yes. Well. This is embarrassing. Want to know what’s kept me away from you all these *checks calendar, mutters* few-or-so weeks? *inserts gratuitous pic of Evan Williams as Philippe de Lorraine looking dreamy* WORK. OMG WORK.  For reasons that shall be known only to myself and the government, I Read More…

Philippe_de_France_wearing_coronation_clothes_for_his_brother,_Ecole_française

The one where I write something for Philippe de France’s birthday

The 21st of September marks the 377th birthday of Philippe de France, duc d’Orléans, and brother to Louis XIV.  And so I wrote a little something in his honour.  Enjoy xx Philippe de France, frère unique de roi   I stand here, just like all the others, a mere observer to Read More…

versailles ep5 - louise and philippe3

Versailles, social attitudes and the one with ‘that’ scene in Episode 5

Which scene is that, I hear you ask? Ohhhh, this one: I have read a few articles and comments now about this scene. Some say it is rape and without consent, others say it is a forced seduction, others see absolutely nothing wrong with it. Others have analysed it from Read More…