Author Archives: Laura Brennan

Musée Yves Saint Laurent – Paris, January 2018

Happy new year! 10 days ago I headed for a 36 hour jaunt to Paris, as a treat having survived Christmas. My usual hotel was closed for its annual post festive “holiday” as they are a family run establishment so … Continue reading

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The Secret Theatre: A review

With finishing one book, temping and working on a second Manuscript has meant that the blog this year has been somewhat neglected. So in the summer when I saw that there was a Elizabethan themed play due to run at … Continue reading

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Tour Montparnasse

It doesn’t matter how many times you cross the channel and go to Paris each trip you discover something new and each trip is never long enough. Last Saturday I dragged my tired self out of my bed at 3:45am. … Continue reading

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Update and Happy Birthday Agatha Christie

I know its been a while since I sat and typed you a post. Life’s been busy. Temp role then a second edit of Monmouth and another temp role. I am now juggling time between writing book two and job … Continue reading

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The Death of a Duke

15th July 1685, Tower Hill. A 35 year old man climbs the scaffolding erected on Tower Hill the purpose of this moment, the moment of his death. The last person on his mind is not his long suffering wife or … Continue reading

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Otello Live from the ROH

Time has slipped away and sadly I have neglected the blog and for that I apologise. After the success of Wolf Works live via the cinema I wanted to see how the opera faired live via the big screen compared … Continue reading

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Nell Gwynn at the Globe

Editing phase 1 has been completed for my Monmouth book and I am happy to announce that the title has officially changed to The Duke of Monmouth, His Life and Rebellion and after a few weeks off and settling into … Continue reading

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