Harlaxton, Here I Come!

Photo Courtesy of I brought it up to my parents last year. The only thing on my Christmas and Birthday list for 2017. In November and December I started making calls to the schools. I hit “Confirm” in January. I even Skyped in to a pre-departure meeting for students two weeks ago. But nothing about… Continue reading Harlaxton, Here I Come!


The Gothic Revival of Crimson Peak

Crimson Peak is a 2015 film written by Guillermo del Toro and Matthew Robbins, directed by del Toro, and starring Mia Wasikowska, Jessica Chastain, and Tom Hiddleston. Although this film is visually stunning, in fact having won and been nominated for dozens of visual effect, costume, and set design awards, as a novelist, I will… Continue reading The Gothic Revival of Crimson Peak