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Teaching and adventures in China

There really is something very special about working at The University of Nottingham, with its two fully established and fully operational branch campuses at Ningbo, China and Semenyih, Malaysia. I just cannot imagine any other institution where it would be possible to have the opportunity to teach museums practitioners drawn from all over China, in…

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Toby Clements’ “Winter Pilgrims”: identity, love and the War of the Roses

There are plenty of historical novels about that are dealing with the War of the Roses (let’s face it, the story sort of writes itself), but Toby Clements’ King Maker: Winter Pilgrims nevertheless stands out. Winter Pilgrims is the first part of a series ostensibly centring on Richard Neville, Earl of Warwick (1428-71), but in contrast to Conn…