I came across the Sestius family when I read Cicero’s speech defending Publius Sestius on charges of political violence. In the middle …
This is a collection of random but interesting bits of ephemera and fascinating stories that have inspired my books. There are historical and archaeological facts, and some good ‘yarns’ that may be the product of someone else’s imagination, but together, they are the scaffolding for my own imagination.
Love has come at last! I'm not going to be shy - yell it out! My Muses begged the goddess and she dropped him into my lap. Venus kept her promise. She tells my joy to anyone who doesn't believe. No messenger for this poem - the boy will be the first to read it. Being a bad girl is fun! Reputation? Hah! I'm his, he's mine, all I need anyone to know
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