The Miniaturist

If you are in the UK you might have watched the tv adaptation of The Miniaturist on the BBC on Boxing Day. It is a two-part series, based on the book of the same title by Jessie Burton. The Miniaturist…

The 17th Century in Film

Watching the recently published film Admiral about the Dutch 17th century naval hero Michiel de Ruyter, made me think about historical period drama’s in general, how they sometimes inspire my work, consciously or not, and why the 17th century features…