Canadian Military & World Wars with Dr. Tim Cook

It was a great pleasure to talk with Dr. Tim Cook about the World Wars from a Canadian Historian. Dr. Cook’s experiences during his career as a historian are fascinating, and he also discussed many aspects of his jobs both at the Library and Archives Canada, as well as the Canadian War Museum. As he…

Early Medieval Britain with Henry Delap-Smith

Today we talk to Henry Delap-Smith from the History of the British Isles Podcast! Henry was kind enough to enlighten about the movements of the various peoples in the British Isles during the early medieval period. There were so many different ideas that were shared, including cultural shifts, linguistic evolution, weapon styles, and so much…

Anna of Cleves with Heather R. Darsie

Today I present an interview with Heather Darsie, the author of a wonderful book about Anna of Cleves. Heather has a degree in German Languages and Literature, and is also currently studying for her Masters in Early Medieval History. She also holds a Juris Doctorate! Her research for her book was extensive and very fascinating….

Thomas Seymour with Rebecca Larson

This interview was so much fun! Rebecca Larson, the host of the Tudors Dynasty Podcast, was a fount of information concerning Thomas Seymour. She has researched him extensively for her book, so her answers were full of fantastic details. If you wished to know who this person was in the Tudor times, and subsequently how…

History of Vikings with Noah Tetzner

This podcast was so exciting! Some of you already know I am currently studying the Norse for my Masters program. I listen to Noah’s Podcast all the time, and his guests are incredibly interesting. “It’s interesting to note that [women] would have more rights than contemporary societies” At one point in the conversation, I got…

History of the English Language with Dr. Mark Sundaram + Bonus Episode

This episode is a perfect blend of my two favourite subjects: Linguistics and History! It was a great conversation with Dr. Mark Sundaram about the History of the English Language. Caxton […] started printing English for the first time. And it’s quite important where he starts his business, in terms of what English looks like…

China & Hong Kong with Dr. Hoi Cheu + Bonus Episode

On another rainy day in August, I spent some time in Dr. Cheu’s home office discussing the news that were unfolding in Hong Kong. These events were important to discuss, because the professor grew up in Hong Kong. There were a few personal stories that peppered the interview, and these highlighted the vast differences between…

Champagne with Stephanie Piché

And on to the Second Episode! Stephanie and I met many years ago when we were in BPW (Canadian Federation of Business and Professional Women ), a group encouraging women in business ventures. This particular recording was done minutes after a serious downpour of torrential rain, followed by thunder and lighting. There might be some small…

Lews Castle

#PetitPod Welcome to the first PetitPod episode!* Today I would love to share with you about Lews Castle. This stark yet stunning building has an interesting history. Groome describes the landscape as: “…so beautiful and well laid out that both gardens and grounds compare favourably with any in Scotland…” This castle was a fun choice,…

Charlie Chaplin with Jerry Arbs

This is my First Episode Jerry and I met a while ago, running in the same photography/videography and entrepreneur circles. However, we got a chance to talk more at length this year at a wedding, and I realised how much he knew about a variety of subjects, as well as just how fun he was…